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Expanded CA Workers’ Comp Benefits / COVID-19

Governor Gavin Newsom Issues Emergency Exec. Order Expanding Workers’ Compensation Benefits For COVID-19 On 5/6/20, California’s governor, Gavin Newsom, signed emergency Executive Order N-62-20 expanding the protections for essential workers that contract COVID-19 during the stay at home order.[1] Ford & Wallach applauds Governor Newsom for protecting workers and expediting California Workers’ Compensation benefits [Read more]

Expanded CA Workers’ Comp Benefits / COVID-192020-11-13T00:58:08-08:00

Workers’ Memorial Day

Honoring The Fallen And Fighting For The Living Workers’ Memorial Day 4/28/20 April 28, 2020 marks the annual international Workers’ Memorial Day where we honor all workers that suffered loss of life, injury, disability, or illness due to their job. We join in the solemnity of this day of remembrance to commemorate our fallen workers. The significance [Read more]

Workers’ Memorial Day2020-11-13T02:05:47-08:00

COVID-19 and California Workers’ Compensation

Contract COVID-19 On The Job, And You May Be Entitled To California Workers’ Compensation Benefits The coronavirus (“COVID-19”) pandemic is a challenging crisis. Our thoughts are with all of the frontline workers, laid off or furloughed workers, and their families. Throughout these difficult circumstances, we remain committed to helping ALL workers obtain the best [Read more]

COVID-19 and California Workers’ Compensation2020-11-13T02:14:40-08:00

Disability: Types of Benefits

Know your rights about disability in the California workers’ compensation system. Know your rights and fight for your entitlement to workers’ compensation benefits. Educate yourself about the types of disability available in the State of California. The biggest concern for most injured workers, usually secondary only to making a good recovery, is maintaining income [Read more]

Disability: Types of Benefits2020-11-13T02:15:20-08:00

Death Due to Work Injury

What happens if I pass away due to a work-related injury? Two of the most difficult questions facing a worker and their loved ones are: "What happens if I pass away on the job, or because of declining health from an already existing workers’ compensation (“WC”) injury?" and "Are there any remedies for those [Read more]

Death Due to Work Injury2020-11-13T02:39:17-08:00

Job Retraining Vouchers: Am I eligible?

Can I obtain a job retraining voucher through the California workers’ compensation system if I am so disabled that I cannot return to my preinjury job? The answer is yes! If you are medically unable to return to your preinjury employer and/or preinjury job, you may be entitled to a Supplemental Job Displacement Benefit Voucher [Read more]

Job Retraining Vouchers: Am I eligible?2020-11-13T02:38:15-08:00

I Settled My WC Case. What Benefits Can I Collect?

Depending on the type of settlement and/or if you have a Findings and Award (“F&A”) from the judge, you may have additional rights under the California workers’ compensation (“WC”) system. If you settled your WC case by a Stipulated Award with open future medical care, and/or if you have a F&A from the judge [Read more]

I Settled My WC Case. What Benefits Can I Collect?2020-11-13T02:18:02-08:00

Workers’ Comp Continuing Education Event 2019

SAVE THE DATE! Oct. 19 & 26, 2019 Scott Ford and Cheryl Wallach of Ford & Wallach are the instructors for Labor Studies 127 (Class 25544, 1 unit of college credit) at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College on October 19 and 26, 2019.

Workers’ Comp Continuing Education Event 20192020-11-13T02:18:44-08:00

What if my Workers’ Comp claim has been denied?

In the California workers’ compensation (“WC”) system, the WC defendant e.g., the WC insurance carrier or permissibly self-insured employer, is allowed to place your claim on delay status for up to 90 days from the date of the defendant’s receipt of your WC claim. Within this 90-day delay status period, the WC defendant is supposed [Read more]

What if my Workers’ Comp claim has been denied?2020-11-13T03:02:12-08:00

2018 SuperLawyers Honors

Ford Wallach is proud to announce that Partner, Cheryl Wallach is among the elite list of 2018 SuperLawyers® Top Women Lawyers in workers' compensation law in Southern California.    

2018 SuperLawyers Honors2020-11-13T02:26:23-08:00
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