Category Archives: Uninsured Employers

UNINSURED EMPLOYERS FACE SERIOUS RISKS IN CALIFORNIA: HERE IS HOW A PROACTIVE APPROACH CAN HELP

As noted by the California Department of Industrial Relations, all employers in our state are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance as a matter of law. Companies and organizations that fail to comply with this requirement face significant liability risks—potentially including financial sanctions and criminal penalties. At Yrulegui & Roberts, we have extensive experience representing […]

UNINSURED EMPLOYER CLAIMS IN CALIFORNIA: KNOW THE RISK OF HIRING AN UNLICENSED CONTRACTOR

Under California state law, employers are required to obtain workers’ compensation insurance for their employees. The failure to do so could result in an employer facing stiff legal penalties. Among other things, a business or organization may be hit with civil damages, regulatory fines, additional penalty compensation, and potentially even criminal charges. Most business owners […]

The Risk of Being an Illegally Uninsured Employer in California

The Risk of Being an Illegally Uninsured Employer in California By: Shamyl K. Siddiqi The California Labor Code provides that all employers must be insured for workers’ compensation. This requirement begins when the employer status begins, and it lasts for the duration of the employer status. An employer can meet this obligation either by (1) […]

WHAT TO DO IF YOU RECEIVE A SPECIAL NOTICE OF LAWSUIT

WHAT TO DO IF YOU RECEIVE A SPECIAL NOTICE OF LAWSUIT A Special Notice of Lawsuit is often your first notice that someone is claiming they were your employee and were hurt on the job.  Normally, you will not just receive this document in the mail, but will be handed the form, in person, along […]