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.
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.
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.