Category Archives: Senate Bill

CALIFORNIA GOVERNOR VETOES SENATE BILL 788 (WHAT IT MEANS FOR WORKERS’ COMPENSATION CLAIMS)

Earlier this year, California lawmakers passed Senate Bill 788 (SB-788)—reform legislation that would, among other things, prohibit “discrimination on the basis of sex, gender identity, and sexual orientation” in the determination for permanent disability ratings. If enacted, the law would have had significant implications for workers’ compensation claims. However, the legislation has been vetoed. In […]

CALIFORNIA WORKERS’ COMPENSATION WATCH: STATE SENATE PASSES NEW BILL THAT REDUCES TIME FOR EMPLOYERS/INSURERS TO INVESTIGATE AND DENY CLAIMS

According to a report from Business Insurance, the California State Senate passed Senate Bill 335 (SB 335), a piece of workers’ compensation reform legislation that would, among other things, reduce the amount of time that employers/insurers have to deny a workers’ compensation claim. In this blog post, our Fresno workers’ compensation defense lawyers explain the […]