On Sept. 17, 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom (D-CA) signed SB 1159, a bill that sets the ground rules for workers’ compensation presumptions concerning employees who contract COVID-19 in the workplace. The legislation takes effect immediately and remains in effect through Dec. 31, 2022.
We are pleased to announce the official launch of the GB Transportation Major Case Unit (MCU). The MCU is a claims handling center of excellence within the GB Transportation integrated practice group. The unit was established to focus solely on the clients’ most severe, complex and high exposure claims.
This week's edition of The Way takes a close look at medical marijuana in worker's compensation and cannabis ballot initiatives around the country, coronavirus guidance around the country, and updates from New York and California.
It’s a regulatory roundup featuring the Departments of Energy, the FCC, NOAA, FMCSA, and FAA in this week’s edition of The Way! Also covered? Work comp, insurance, and regulatory updates around the country from Tennessee to New York to California.
The COVID-19 pandemic is testing the retail industry like never before. As we begin seeing wrongful death lawsuits on behalf of employees, will the next phase of litigation be customers? If keeping your doors closed is not an option, here are 10 ways to limit your exposure to a wave of third party COVID-19 claims.