April 20, 2020

Episode 7

Can you get Workers’ Compensation After Termination of Employment?

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Bilal Kassem

From Pacific Workers.

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Bilal Kassem, managing attorney at Pacific Workers’ talks about what happens after being terminated from employment. With COVID-19 recently spiking the number of unemployment applications many questions have come up in regard to workers comp benefits. We dive deep into scenarios where a company goes out of business and what happens next, who pays for the benefits, what happens to those who are on TTD and more.

Bio: Bilal Kassem is the Managing Director of Litigation and Workers’ Comp at Farber & Company/Pacific Workers’ Compensation. Specializing in litigation, he manages all aspects of the firm’s litigation practice.

He was raised in Southern California and attended California State University Northridge, where he graduated with an undergraduate degree in criminology. Bilal earned his J.D. at California Western School of Law in San Diego; during his time there, he served a Moot Court judge and earned numerous honors, including an Academic Achievement Award for Legal Negotiation. He is an active member of the California State Bar and California Applicants’ Attorney Association. Bilal is passionate about using his litigation skills for good and regularly volunteers at Justice Corps, providing legal services for the underprivileged.

You can find Bilal at https://www.pacificworkers.com 


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