February 2021 - Issue 30
The Legal Connection Newsletter brings legal news, case results, and stories about our law firm to your email inbox every month.  For more information about the Law Offices of Scott Warmuth or if you have a legal case, call us at 888-517-9888 or visit our website.

President Biden's Immigration Agenda Becomes Clearer

The inauguration of President Joseph R. Biden Jr. as the 46th president of the United States marks the beginning of a shift in the immigration policies of the country.  Within hours of being sworn in, President Biden began making dramatic changes to immigration law, signing several executive orders and introducing the US Citizenship Act of 2021.  The Biden administration has placed a focus on overhauling the immigration system in the country, with the changes geared towards making immigration to the United States easier.

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Social Media and Your Personal Injury Case

Attorneys typically recommend that their clients do not talk about their personal injury case publicly, as it could negatively affect the outcome of the case. The past couple of weeks have been filled with headline news stories about people's social media sharing becoming evidence in legal cases.  Publicly shared social media posts can also be used as evidence against you in personal injury cases.

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Am I Eligible for Temporary Disability Benefits in California?

If you have been hurt on the job in California, you can apply for workers' compensation benefits that will cover the cost of your medical care.  You may also be eligible for temporary disability benefits that will cover at least some of the lost wages you experience as the result of your work injury.  Eligibility for temporary disability benefits through workers' compensation will depend on the severity of your injury and whether or not your injury prevents you from performing your normal work duties or at least earning the same amount of pay through modified work duties.

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New Year, New Laws in California

Many new laws went on the books in California upon entering the new year.  These new laws address many different topics and may not affect everyone, but several could have an immediate impact on some of the legal practice areas important to the Law Offices of Scott Warmuth and our clients.  As 2021 gets underway in earnest, so too will these changes to the law.

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San Gabriel Valley Master Key Episodes

The San Gabriel Valley Master Key Podcast, with co-host attorney Scott Warmuth, features conversations with the people and business that make the San Gabriel Valley great. New episodes available every Tuesday on SpotifyGoogle PodcastsApple PodcastsiHeartRADIO, and YouTube!

December episodes now available:

Visit the San Gabriel Master Key Podcast website for more details.

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Since 1984, the Law Offices of Scott Warmuth has been helping its clients achieve their legal goals.  We have offices in San Gabriel, City of Industry, Beijing, Guangzhou, Riverside, San Diego, Bakersfield, Sacramento, and San Jose.  Our attorneys are dedicated to the practice areas of car accidentspersonal injury, immigration, workers' compensation, social security, disabilitycriminal defense, employment law, bankruptcy and debt relief, and intellectual property.  Call us at 888-517-9888 to receive a free legal consultation.
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Making a false or fraudulent workers’ compensation claim is a felony subject to up to 5 years in prison or a fine of up to $50,000 or double the value of the fraud, whichever is greater, or by both imprisonment and fine.