March 31, 2020

Are Work From Home Injuries Eligible for Workers’ Compensation?

Are people who are injured while working from home able to file a workers' compensation claim? The answer is yes, in most circumstances.
March 27, 2020

National Insurance Company Denies Disability Benefits, Blames Covid-19

Today, the Law Offices of Scott Warmuth received a notification letter from a large, national insurance company denying our workers' compensation client temporary disability (TD) benefits because of the Covid-19 pandemic. This assertion is outrageous.
March 24, 2020

Less Freeway Traffic Means Fewer Crashes, but Increased Serious Injury Risk

Because freeway traffic is mostly flowing unimpeded, the average speed of traffic is increased.  If a collision does occur, it will most likely happen at a higher speed, potentially resulting in a more severe crash and higher risk of serious injury.
March 20, 2020

How “Safer at Home” Orders Will Affect the Law Offices of Scott Warmuth

Yesterday evening, the mayors of Los Angeles, Pasadena, and Long Beach, quickly followed by California governor Gavin Newsom, issued "Safer at Home" orders for first Los Angeles County and then the entire state of California.
March 17, 2020

Reminder: Employers Cannot Force Unpaid Overtime

The Law Offices of Scott Warmuth wants to remind workers that it is against the law to force employees to work unpaid overtime.