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May 4, 2021 | Case Law Analysis
The court found that the temporary worker's elbow injury and subsequent surgery were not covered by workers' compensation.
March 11, 2021 | Case Law Analysis
With only $28 in compensatory damages awarded, the court found that $500k in punitive damages was excessive, particularly when plaintiffs' counsel used shockingly inflammatory language during the trial.
February 22, 2021 | Case Law Analysis
If the case proceeds, plaintiffs will have to prove the virus was contracted from the workplace.
January 6, 2021 | Case Law Analysis
An appeals court in New Orleans has unanimously affirmed a district court's ruling that a sea captain is entitled to more than $11 million in lost future earnings after he was injured tripping over a stair in a hatch door, despite being the employee of no one.
January 5, 2021 | Legislative/Regulatory Developments
Here's a quick overview of some of the major regulations that California employers will want to be aware of as we begin 2021.
December 16, 2020 | Case Law Analysis
One legal expert calls this 'the most consequential employment issue of our lifetime,' affecting every U.S. employee.
November 23, 2020 | Legislative/Regulatory Developments
The emergency standards will be effective immediately if approved by the Office of Administrative Law within 10 calendar days.
November 12, 2020 | Case Law Analysis
"There was a tragic death of a workman whose claims as pleaded would have likely created a sympathetic plaintiff's case at the trial," Judge Mark Hornak said.
November 3, 2020 | Case Law Analysis
Tuesday's hearing comes as California voters consider Proposition 22, a ballot measure fueled by record-setting donations from Uber, Lyft, DoorDash, Instacart and Postmates that would exempt ride-hailing and delivery drivers from state law defining them as employees.
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