Day Laborers Included in California Workers’ Compensation Bill

by Jerry Becerra on January 8, 2018

A recent article in “Business Insurance” says that California Assembly Bill 206 requires day laborers to be covered for workers’ compensation. This could affect homeowners who hire day laborers for small jobs around their property. Although some statutory workers’ compensation coverage is included on Homeowners policies, depending on the scope of the project, you may […]

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California Wildfires – Laws Regarding Property Claims After a Declared Disaster

by Jerry Becerra on November 17, 2017

As we enter the holiday season we realize that many people in California are without their homes because of the recent California wildfires. Governor Jerry Brown proclaimed a state of emergency in several counties in California and Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones also declared an emergency in connection with those wildfires. To help insurance companies handle […]

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Web Scam Warning!

by Jerry Becerra on February 10, 2017

We want you to be aware of a potential risk affecting business owners and nonprofits. Last year, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) was alerted to a phishing scam involving W-2 forms, in which companies were being targeted for large-scale identity theft. The IRS has now issued a secondary warning, alerting school districts, tribal organizations, and […]

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Workers' Compensation First Aid Claim Reporting

by Jerry Becerra on January 25, 2017

Many businesses have a “First Aid” program to help their businesses control losses that impact their workers’ compensation experience modifications. “First Aid” means any one-time treatment, and any follow up visit for the purpose of observation of minor scratches, cuts, burns, splinters, or other minor industrial injury, which do not ordinarily require medical care. This […]

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