Workers’ Compensation

May 7, 2020

California Workers’ Compensation Benefits will Cover Contracting Covid-19

California Governor Gavin Newsom announced yesterday that seeking workers' compensation benefits after a Covid-19 diagnosis will become much easier for workers across the state.
April 29, 2020
Capitol Hill

Uncertainty about Covid-19 and Workplace Liability

The leader of the U.S. Senate has suggested there is an extreme need to protect businesses from legal liability related to the pandemic.
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 3, 2020

What is a Statute of Limitations?

One topic many clients have questions about is something called the 'statute of limitations'.  The phrase is most widely known in relation to criminal offenses.