FAQ: Is There A Specific Level of Permanent Disability At Which I Will Automatically Be Medically Retired?
QUESTION: Is there a specific level of permanent disability at which I will automatically be medically retired? ANSWER: No. Under current Workers’ Compensation law, permanent disability
UPCOMING EVENT: Mark Peacock Hosts 5th Annual Safetyheroes.org Benefit Featuring Ted Nugent. Proceeds to Benefit the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund
Ted Nugent , left, shares words with Master Sergeant Davey Lind during the annual safetyheroes.org event. Join SafetyHeroes.org for their 5th annual fundraiser benefitting the
NEWS ALERT: The City of Huntington Beach Establishes New Workers’ Compensation ADR Carve-Out Process for Police and Fire
The City of Huntington Beach has launched a New Public Safety Workers’ Compensation Process to Lower Costs and Increase Productivity effective July 1, 2013. Adams,
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.
UPCOMING EVENT: 2013 CCPOA Convention Training – Correctional Officers Guide to Navigating Recent Changes in the Workers’ Compensation system (Senate Bill 863)
We are pleased to announce two days of Workers’ Compensation training seminars coming up on July 17th and 18th during the 2013 CCPOA Convention in
In recent years there have been a number of significant changes in regards to the Workers’ Compensation system. This has left many wondering
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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