Former NFL Coach Joins Pro Athletes’ Workers Comp Fight

Former Coach Fights for Athletes’ Workers Comp Rights in California As California workers comp bill AB 1309 makes its way through the legislature, intense debate has sprung up about whether or not the bill is fair to professional athletes. The bill – AB1309, proposed by Assemblyman Henry T. Perea (D-Fresno) – changes the rules for professional athletes to file for workers comp in the state of California. The current “loop-hole” in California workers comp law allows retired professional athletes to file in the state – regardless of where … [Read more...]