LEGAL CONNECTION NEWSLETTER

January 2021 - Issue 29
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Happy New Year!

The Law Offices of Scott Warmuth wants to wish everyone a happy New Year!  2020 was a year of many challenges, but our team never stopped working toward the best interests of our clients.  As we enter 2021, our law firm resolves to continue fighting for the best possible legal outcome for all our clients.  We’re on your side, all the way.

Defensive Driving More Important with Limited ICU Beds

The State of California has a dwindling supply of intensive care unit (ICU) beds due to the Covid-19 pandemic and will likely be facing a continued shortage for weeks.  Limited ICU bed space has many negative consequences, but one consequence that is often overlooked is potentially delayed treatment for critical injuries suffered in car accidents.  A lack of ICU bed space makes driving, especially at high speeds, more dangerous.

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DACA Program Fully Restored by Federal Judge

A federal judge in New York issued a ruling directing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to fully restore Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) to the state it existed in prior to the Trump administration's attempt to end the program.  The ruling would reopen the program to new applications and extend the length of work permits back to two years.  U.S. District Judge Nicholas G. Garaufis ordered DHS to post a public notice reflecting the ruling.

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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to Do the Job Safely

Personal protective equipment (PPE) has been under the spotlight in 2020, usually for the wrong reasons.  During the initial Spring outbreak of Covid-19 in the United States, reports of a PPE shortage for hospital workers was major news.  Now, whenever PPE is mentioned, many people may first think about masks, gloves, and face shields.  But there are many different types of PPE at many different strength levels used by countless industries to protect workers.  One major commonality between all types and strengths of PPE for workers is that it should be provided by employers, free of charge to employees if performed work requires it.

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San Gabriel Valley Master Key Episodes
November

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.