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Monthly Archives: February 2024

The Covid-19 Presumptions: Are They Truly Gone?

February 14, 2024 For more than three years, virtually everyone in the California workers’ compensation community had become familiar with the Covid-19 presumptions.  Labor Code sections 3212.86, 3212.87, and 3212.88 were passed as emergency legislation in response to the unprecedented pandemic that changed life as we knew it, beginning in the Spring of 2020.  Understandably, the legislature sought to protect those who were still working on site and were unfortunate enough to contract Covid-19.  All three Labor Code sections provided […]

Subpoena Compliance 101: LFLM’s Subpoena Response Protocols and Guidance

February 14, 2024 There continues to be a steady increase in subpoenas seeking claims files and human resources or personnel files from applicant’s counsel. Receiving and responding to subpoenas can be burdensome and costly, especially for long-term employees or voluminous claims files.  Laughlin Falbo Levy & Moresi provides a streamlined process for subpoena response, to ensure only relevant, discoverable information is produced, as well as to protect privileged documents and information, which in turn, protects the interests of the carrier, […]