Women injured at work have many unique issues related to their disability and apportionment related matters. All workers’ compensation attorneys and their client should be aware and cautious how doctors and other professionals address these issues. Congratulations to Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher for introducing Assembly Bill 570 which aims to prevent pregnancy, childbirth – or conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth – from being used against workers when addressing apportionment and the cause of disability in a workers’ compensation claim.
2017 Los Angeles Super Lawyer Nikki Jacobson Immigration Attorney Workers’ Compensation Lawyer
Join me next week as we discuss crossover legal issues in immigration and workers’ compensation law as related to immigrants injured at work. We will also discuss how to properly navigate concerns that arise when a client’s immigration status affects the workers’ compensation case and vice versa.
Los Angeles Work Injury and Immigration Attorney – Clients – Employees – Legal Plan