A workers’ compensation claimant is legally entitled to collect compensation for a work-related injury and pursue a personal injury action, also known as a third-party action.
Today, artificial intelligence (AI) can be found in almost every workplace.
Goldberg Segalla is pleased to announce the elevation of 23 attorneys to partner and four to special counsel effective January 1, 2022.
Throughout 2021, courts have heard various high-profile cases around disability biases. Law360 highlighted four of these crucial decisions and spoke with Goldberg Segalla’s Kristin Klein Wheaton regarding the outcomes and how they will affect employers.
WCL 114-a provides the Workers’ Compensation Board with the authority to disqualify a claimant from receiving lost time benefits, “[i]f for the purpose of obtaining compensation pursuant to Section 15 of this chapter, or for the purpose of influencing any determination regarding any such payment, a claimant knowingly makes a false statement or representation as to a material fact.” Section 15 is specific to lost wage replacement.
Goldberg Segalla is expanding its presence in Northern California with an experienced team of litigators and trial attorneys practicing out of a newly opened San Francisco office. Partners Gabriel A. Jackson, Peter K. Renstrom, Todd M. Thacker, Rosie Badgett, and Stephen L. Jenkins have a depth of asbestos and other toxic tort, environmental, and product liability experience that continues to bolster the firm’s capabilities nationwide.
The New York Secure Choice Savings Program Act was enacted into law as part of the 2018-19 New York State Budget.
On October 19, 2021, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, in Reynolds v. Willert Mfg. Co., LLC, provided important guidance on the protections afforded to certified medical marijuana users by the Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Act (PMMA).
The moment all employers have been waiting for: The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has released an emergency temporary standard (ETS) which requires private employers with 100 or more employees to mandate vaccination or require weekly testing and masking for their unvaccinated workers.
On March 28, 2021, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed the New Jersey Small Business Retirement Marketplace Act, which requires qualifying employers to automatically enroll their employees in the New Jersey Secure Choice Savings Program. While enrollment in the program began on March 28, 2021, qualifying employers are not required to enroll their employees in the program until the end of 2021.
THE NEW YORK STATE WORKERS COMPENSATION BOARD HAS ANNOUNCED A CHANGE IN POLICY REGARDING THE SECTION 32 AGREEMENT, EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 6, 2021
Three attorneys resident in Goldberg Segalla’s Hartford office have been listed in the 2021 Connecticut edition of Super Lawyers. The practices these attorneys represent—including Workers’ Compensation and Civil Litigation and Trial—highlights the strength of some of Goldberg Segalla’s key capabilities in the region.