A Summary of California Workers’ Compensation Insurance for Employees Injured on the Job

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An employee who suffers a work-related illness or injury is covered by workers’ compensation insurance. Almost all California employers are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance. Workers’ compensation insurance protects both employees and employers in case of work-related injuries or illnesses. The California Workers’ Compensation System Workers’ compensation was established in 1911 in order to…

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26 de Agosto de 2020- Correo Retrasado En Toda La Nación

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Delayed Mail Across the Nation There have been several articles on the web that verbalize the rising number of complaints regarding slowdowns with the delivery of mail by the Postal Service. Our office has firsthand seen how mail has been delayed recently. Delayed mail is not a good thing for many of our clients, as…

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July 27, 2020- Remember Essential Workers

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Remember Essential Workers Essential workers are risking their lives every single day to keep our community and economy moving. Millions of essential workers are counting on the state legislature to act quickly to pass new protections as COVID-19 cases spike across California, with the rebuttable presumption enacted by Governor Newsom having expired on July 5…

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July 13, 2020- Updated Stay-at-Home Order

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California Governor Newsom Orders New Statewide Closures Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered several sectors to once again shut down Monday amid an increasingly concerning coronavirus surge. The state has more than 320,000 COVID-19 cases and more than 7,000 deaths. “This continues to be a deadly disease,” Newsom emphasized Monday. Bars, both indoor and outdoor, will be…

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July 1, 2020- COVID-19 News in California

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Effective immediately, Gov. Newsom orders indoor restaurants, wineries, movie theaters and more to close in most of California. Effective immediately, California is instructing certain sectors to close indoor operations for all counties that have been on the state’s watch list for three consecutive days. The affected sectors are: restaurants, wineries, movie theaters, family entertainment centers,…

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June 15, 2020- More Protections Needed

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As many counties and cities begin to open around California, more protections are needed for workers as they face new spikes in reported cases of COVID-19. As of June 11, California had over 139,000 confirmed cases resulting in 4,881 deaths, with each daily tally outpacing the previous day’s reports, suggesting the pandemic is far from…

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June 5, 2020- What You Need to Know About COVID-19

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Gateway Pacific Law Group has found these articles that are worth a read. Check them out! Coronavirus: What you need to KNOW Click on the link below to read through multiple questions that are frequently asked about Coronavirus. https://www.questdiagnostics.com/home/Covid-19/Patients/?utm_source=vigorate&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=2020-05-covid19-patients&utm_content=explore-button   Large Study A large study finds hydroxychloroquine Covid-19 treatments linked to greater risk of death…

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May 18, 2020

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On May 6, 2020, Governor Newsom signed an executive order protecting employees who contract COVID-19 on the job. The executive order establishes a rebuttable presumption for all of California’s essential employees, entitling them to workers’ compensation benefits if they contract the coronavirus at work. “We are removing a burden for workers on the front lines,…

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April 1, 2020

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Did you know that California unemployment benefits are maxed out at $450 per week and are taxable? DID YOU KNOW THAT STATE DISABILITY BENEFITS ARE NON-TAXABLE? If you have a work-related injury, you could be eligible to receive up to $1,299.43 per week, which is not taxed. If you have a work-related disability, we are…

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March 31, 2020

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Leaders around the nation and world are working tremendously hard and constantly updating us on their methods of stopping COVID-19. We are all, however, also leaders in our homes and communities. Follow this link to help you organize your own methods for not bringing the virus back home with you. https://www.cnn.com/interactive/2020/03/health/coronavirus-tipsheets/coronavirus-proof-your-home/index.html We know everyone is…

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