Coronavirus Presumption Bills In Motion

There are three pending creating a workers’ comp presumption concerning COVID-19 being automatically work-related for certain employees. The bills are newly amended and awaiting review by both Houses. However, work … Read More »

Three COVID-19 Presumption Bills Advance

Three bills proposing to create presumptions that cases of COVID-19 are a compensable consequence of work cleared key policy committees. However, there are still major, unresolved issues, such as the … Read More »

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Private-Sector Presumptions Are Back

A prominent health care union and applicant attorneys are behind a renewed push to extend presumptions to more private-sector settings. They want to redefine injuries for thousands of nurses and … Read More »

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Budget Woes Leave a Trail of Dead Bills

Workers’ comp legislation sponsored by purveyors of presumptions and permanent-disability boosters is being left on the cutting-room floor, thanks to a California budget crisis that has even Democrats unwilling to … Read More »

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