Covid-19 and Workers compensation Law in California

An emerging question in the workers compensation arena during the 2020 pandemic has been whether contracting the COVID-19 virus makes an employee eligible for workers compensation benefits. The question is a loaded one as both the law and medical knowledge of the effects of the virus remain highly undeveloped.  To start, however, on September 17, […]

What is Workers Compensation Law in California?

  Under California Labor Code Section 3700, all California employers are required to provide workers compensation benefits to their employees. If a business has even one employee, they are required to acquire workers compensation insurance. The workers compensation system helps employers and employees from suffering financial loss when a worker is hurt during the course […]