CCPOA Convention 2013

John Ferrone, Esq. provides explanation during the question and answer portion of this years CCPOA Workers’ Compensation presentation. AF&F would like to thank all of

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San Luis Obispo Firefighter Successfully Returned to Work by Adams, Ferrone & Ferrone

      Stuart Adams, Esq., partner at Adams, Ferrone & Ferrone,  recently negotiated the reinstatement of a San Luis Obispo firefighter charged with assaulting a man in a bar when off duty.  Ryan Mason was reinstated by Chief Charlie Hines in a controversial decision triggered by Mason’s appeal filed regarding his November 2012 termination. The settlement was due in part to the city’s wish to avoid a lengthy and expensive legal battle being brought by Adams, Ferrone & Ferrone.

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Correctional Officers Guide for the New Workers’ Compensation Law- SB 863

     Be sure to read up on recent changes impacting the Workers’ Compensation system in the June 2013 issue of PeaceKeeper magazine.  An article regarding these changes written by our very own, John Ferrone, Esq., is featured on pages 9 and 10.  For those of you without a subscription we have provided the complete article below.  


Correctional Officers Guide for the New Workers’ Compensation Law- SB 863

By John A. Ferrone Esq. Adams, Ferrone & Ferrone

     Correctional officers, who have sustained a work injury, such as a staff assault or a presumptive injury to the heart, will be faced with a host of new and complex work comp laws outlined in Senate Bill 863. SB 863 is the latest in a long line of “reform” measures to the already-complicated workers’ compensation system. This article will provide a brief guide for correctional officers on the major changes in the new law.

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Our thoughts and prayers are with two officers from Honolulu, Hawaii who lost their lives in the line of duty yesterday.

Names have not been released. No suspects as of yet.


Our entire department mourns the loss of two @honolulupolice officers killed in the line of duty this morning. Sending our thoughts and prayers to their families, friends and colleagues.

Sgt. Cesar Fuentes, a six-year veteran at the sheriff’s office and a devoted marine of 12 years, died in a motorcycle accident leaving work at the San Joaquin County Jail. Help support the Fuentes family by donating to their #FundAHero memorial fund 💙