The California State Legislature Passes Senate Bill 1159 Establishing A Rebuttable Presumption That Helps Workers Injured by COVID-19 Obtain Workers’ Compensation Benefits On 8/31/20, the last day of California’s 2020 legislative session, the California Legislature passed Senate Bill 1159 (SB 1159). This bill, which was passed as an urgent statute to address the COVID-19 [Read more]
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. Ford & Wallach applauds Governor Newsom for protecting workers and expediting California Workers’ Compensation benefits [Read more]
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]
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]
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.
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.
Ford & Wallach: Geared Up For Election Day 2018 Since 1953, Ford & Wallach, has committed itself to educating and empowering voters and electing pro-labor union candidates. In addition, to representing our clients with the highest levels of advocacy at the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Court (“WCAB”) and in other proceedings for California [Read more]
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]
Download Worker's Compensation Labor Studies Flyer Here or click below image 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 May 5 and 12, 2018. Enroll by mail, at the Labor Center Office, MA-05 or [Read more]
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]