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California Law Restricts Worker’s Compensation Claims for Pro Athletes

December 27, 2013

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California has implemented a new law that will limit out-of-state professional athletes’ ability to file worker’s compensation and disability benefits claims. Gov. Jerry Brown signed a sports law that requires professional athletes to prove they played a substantial percentage of their career for California teams if they plan to file injury claims in the state, including […]

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How does Worker’s Compensation Affect an Employee’s Personal Injury Lawsuit against his Employer?

December 5, 2013

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Employers are required to purchase insurance that gives benefits to employees that are injured at work. This means that employees will get benefits no matter who was at fault. Employers like this because it offers them protection from lawsuits by injured employees. However, this protection from lawsuits is not always guaranteed. Even with worker’s compensation, […]

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Visalia Business Owner Convicted of Workers’ Compensation Insurance Premium Fraud

October 22, 2013

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A business owner in Visalia was recently convicted of worker’s compensation insurance premium fraud. Douglas Lambert, 48, was found guilty of underreporting employee payroll to Clarendon National, his insurance carrier, and was ordered to pay restitution of over $110,300 to the carrier and to the State of California. Lambert pleaded guilty to one count of […]

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