Entries by CantrellGreen

Update: Defense Base Act Double Dipping

Defense Base Act Lawyers Discuss New Double Recovery Case Law – A new decision from the “Benefits Review Board” came down recently that allows “double recovery” (or “double dipping”) in certain Defense Base Act cases, under certain circumstances, for certain types of contractors. The Defense Base Act specifically states that the liability of an employer […]

War Hazards Compensation

How War Hazards Compensation Affects Defense Base Act Cases – What is the War Hazards Compensation Act? Generally speaking, the War Hazards Compensation Act is a program whereby the United States government repays insurance companies for the benefits those companies paid to injured workers whose injuries were caused by a “war-risk hazard”. What is a […]

Public Retirement Systems w/ CalPERS Reciprocity

List of Public Employee Benefit Systems with CalPERS Reciprocity – Reciprocity is an agreement between different public retirement systems that allows employees to move from one public employer to another public employer – without losing valuable benefit rights – including retirement or disability retirement. If you were a member of the California Public Employees’ Retirement System […]

CalPERS Lawyers Discuss Reciprocity

What Happens to CalPERS Benefits When You Change Retirement Systems? NOTE: the scope of this article extends only to applying and implementing the California Public Employees’ Retirement Law (CalPERS); it does not extend to laws or regulations governing how other public retirement systems are administered. Public employees occasionally move from one employer to another. For example […]

Workers Comp Super Lawyers Los Angeles

Los Angeles Super Lawyers – Workers Comp Los Angeles Congratulations Workers Comp Super Lawyer Mario Cruz! What Is a Workers Compensation Super Lawyer? Super Lawyers selects the best attorneys in their fields, across the country, using a patented multiphase selection process. An attorney cannot apply for the honor of Super Lawyer – they must be […]

Workers Comp Super Lawyers Long Beach

Long Beach Super Lawyers – Workers Comp Congratulations Workers Comp Super Lawyer Juliana Guerriero! What Is a Workers Compensation Super Lawyer? Long Beach Super Lawyers is an independent, national rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than seventy practice areas who have attained the highest degree of peer recognition and the utmost in professional achievement. […]