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TTD (Temporary Total Disability) Rates are Going Up for 2019 Dates of Injury

One of the most important benefits for an injured worker with an admitted injury is the wage replacement benefit known in the California workers’ compensation (“WC”) system as Temporary Total Disability (“TTD”). TTD is meant to compensate an injured worker for their loss of wages while the injured worker is off work recovering from their [Read more]

TTD (Temporary Total Disability) Rates are Going Up for 2019 Dates of Injury2020-11-13T03:06:48-08:00

Settling Your Case By Compromise And Release

In our last post, we offered advantages and disadvantages to a type of workers' compensation settlement known as Stipulations With Request for Award (if you missed that post, you can find it here). In this, our second post about the types of California workers' comp settlements, we will give you a basic primer about [Read more]

Settling Your Case By Compromise And Release2020-11-13T03:08:56-08:00

Stipulations With Request For Award

Last month, we discussed some pros and cons about settling your workers' compensation case versus going to trial. Now we will offer some basic knowledge about types of settlements you may need to consider. Types of settlements include: 1. Stipulations With Request For Award; 2. Compromise And Release; and 3. Findings And Award. This week, [Read more]

Stipulations With Request For Award2020-11-13T03:10:00-08:00

What is workers' compensation?

https://youtu.be/-Z3t2fFHJB4 What is a workers' compensation claim? Do you have a claim? Watch to learn about eligibility, benefits and the history of workers comp, from attorney Cheryl Wallach of Ford & Wallach in Los Angeles, California. Ms. Wallach has over 20 years of experience in workers compensation law and is a certified specialist by the [Read more]

What is workers' compensation?2020-11-13T01:00:48-08:00

SB 899 and SB 863 Workers’ Compensation Reform

Download the below document for important changes that you need to know regarding SB 899 and the new SB 863 workers' compensation reform. The workers' compensation law is full of pitfalls and traps for the unknowledgeable worker. Miss a deadline and your claim may be over. Before you are injured, know your rights!!! Downloadable [Read more]

SB 899 and SB 863 Workers’ Compensation Reform2020-11-13T20:48:39-08:00

Workers’ Comp: Settle, Or Go To Trial?

Should I settle, or go to Trial? This is one of the most frequent questions in a workers’ compensation case. The truth is, there is no one-fits-all answer. It depends both on the specific circumstances, and goals in the case. Your attorneys do not know the final value of the workers’ comp case until they have final medical reports from [Read more]

Workers’ Comp: Settle, Or Go To Trial?2020-11-13T20:55:07-08:00

Workers' Compensation Event – 1 Unit of College Credit

Download Workers' Compensation Labor Studies Flyer Here or click below to enlarge. Scott Ford and Cheryl Wallach of Ford & Wallach are the instructors for Labor Studies 127 (1 unit of college credit) at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College on October 15 and 22, 2016. Enroll by mail, at the Labor Center Office, MA-05 or on site on [Read more]

Workers' Compensation Event – 1 Unit of College Credit2020-11-13T01:01:20-08:00

Help for Injured Workers and the RTWSP

California’s Return to Work Supplement Program ("RTWSP") Did you know there are benefits available under the California workers’ compensation system to help injured workers that are not medically able to return to their job due to an industrial injury? Although returning to work is often priority for both you and your employer, your injury [Read more]

Help for Injured Workers and the RTWSP2020-11-13T21:07:03-08:00
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