Many businesses that have suffered enormous losses due to mandated Coronavirus closures, have filed claims with their insurance companies. The most common claims are Business Interruption Claims for those who have an All Risk Policy with Civil Authority Coverage. Unfortunately, most Insurance Companies are finding reasons to deny these claims leaving business owners solely responsible for all financial losses. A Coronavirus Insurance Lawyer can help you determine the provisions in your insurance policy and the necessary steps to recover damages from a claim that has been denied.Continue reading “Is your insurance company denying your Coronavirus (COVID-19) claims? Our Coronavirus Insurance Lawyer can help.”
CORONAVIRUS DEATHS IN NURSING HOMES: THEY ARE LOOKING TO THE GOVERNMENT FOR PROTECTION AFTER THEIR FAILURES BECOME CLEAR
On April 28, 2020, in an OP ED piece in the New York Times, Richard Mollot executive director of the Long-Term Community coalition wrote:
“… It was clear almost from the outset that the elderly and frail were in the greatest danger from Covid 19. And it was clear to anyone familiar with American nursing homes that these facilities would not be up to the task of protecting their older and infirm residents…”
To date there are over 15,000 Coronavirus deaths in nursing homes, which includes residents and staff, in over 23 states that report fatality statistics.Continue reading “Can I bring a lawsuit against a nursing home if my loved one died from the Coronavirus?”
Coronavirus outbreak – Can I sue my employer?
When the Coronavirus outbreak occurred, Cal/OSHA provided guidelines and requirements for employers to follow to protect employees and maintain a healthy work environment. Using the guidelines from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Cal/OSHA determined that employers needed to act to decrease the spread of Coronavirus (Covid-19) and lower the impact in their workplace. They may have failed you. And you may need a Coronavirus lawyer Oakland CA.Continue reading “Can I sue my employer? Hire a Coronavirus lawyer Oakland, CA.”
If you were exposed to and contracted the Coronavirus (Covid-19) during the regular course of your work and are unable to do your usual job, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits.
California Law requires your employer to pay for workers’ compensation if you are hurt by one event at work or repeated exposures at work. These standards include one or repeated exposures to the Coronavirus (Covid -19).
If you have contracted Coronavirus (Covid1-9) while on the job, you want to immediately contact a lawyer that is experienced in representing injured workers. At Siegal & Richardson, we have over 40 years of experience in the area of labor and employment law. Our expertise and aggressive pursuit of justice are what you need for a workers’ compensation claim related to the Coronavirus (Covid-19).Continue reading “Can I get Workers’ Compensation for Coronavirus (Covid-19)?”