Workers' Compensation

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Importance of Engaging in Interactive Process Emphasized by Recent Trial Court Verdicts
Posted on 21 Mar 2010 by Goldman, Magdalin & Krikes, LLP

A recent $1.5 million jury verdict in a Northern California Federal Court, applying the California Fair Employment and Housing Act to a Tennessee Corporation doing business in California, found that the Defendant retailer had failed to engage in the interactive... Read More

California Employee Must Request Accommodation to Trigger Interactive Process
Posted on 16 Jul 2010 by Richard M. Jacobsmeyer

The 4th District Court of Appeals has reversed a 6 figure award for employment discrimination in a FEHA claim arising from a work related injury to a water plant treatment worker who was unable to return to her usual and customary job. The Court ruled... Read More

California Employee’s Failure to Indicate Her Intention to Return to Work Cuts Off Interactive Process
Posted on 21 Jul 2010 by Goldman, Magdalin & Krikes, LLP

The California Fourth District Court of Appeal’s recent ruling in Milan v. City of Holtville , filed July 15, 2010, is a prime example of the cross-over between workers’ compensation administration and employment laws concerning disability... Read More