April 2023

Report: Despite State Law, Firefighters in California Struggle to Get Workers’ Compensation Benefits for Cancer 

According to a report from Mother Jones, many firefighters who have developed cancer are struggling to get workerscompensation benefits. This is happening in California, despite the fact that our state has a specific statute in place that is designed to make it easier for firefighters to obtain workerscompensation benefits for cancer and some other

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Worker Granted Reconsideration By California’s Workers’ Comp Appeals Board

According to a report from Human Resources Director (HRD), a California carpet installer has been granted reconsideration by the California WorkersCompensation Appeals Board (WCAB). In Ruiz vs. SK Floor Covering and State Compensation Insurance Fund, a court had initially dismissed the attempt by the injured worker (Mr. Ruiz) to reopen the workers’ comp claim. However, on […]

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