Tag Archives: Compensation

When Do You Need Witnesses for a Workers' Compensation Claim?

You are the primary witness in your workers’ compensation case and the only necessary witness in many cases. In Illinois, you are not required to prove that anyone was negligent in order to receive workers’ compensation benefits. The arbitrator or court … Continue reading

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IRS Updates 2019 Compensation Table

Employee benefit plan sponsors, fiduciaries, administrators and advisors should review and update their benefit and compensation plan designs and testing in response to the just released tables of covered compensation under § 401(l)(5)(E) of the Internal Revenue Code and related … Continue reading

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Determining the compensation to be included when calculating the final average salary of a New York City Employees Retirement System member

Determining the compensation to be included when calculating the final average salary of a New York City Employees Retirement System memberBenjamin v New York City Employees Retirement Sys., 2019 NY Slip Op 01593, Appellate Division, Second DepartmentWhen the New York City Employees Retirement … Continue reading

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Denver Club “Stripped” Carmen Electra and Others of Compensation, Suit Says

Carmen Electra, joined by models Dessie Mitcheson and Lucy Pinder, sued a Colorado strip club over the club’s allegedly unauthorized use of its photographs on its website and social media in late January of this year. The aggrieved trio claims … Continue reading

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Jeffrey P. Gale, P.A. // Here We Go Again — Florida Workers’ Compensation Law Under Assault

Here’s a simple truth: Because a claimant (injured worker) proceeding “without the aid of competent counsel” is as “helpless as a turtle on its back,” Davis v. Keeto, Inc., 463 So.2d 368, 371 (Fla. 1st DCA 1985) (quoting Neylon v. … Continue reading

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