Author: Krishna Balasubramani

March 13, 2020
by Krishna Balasubramani

Washington – COVID-19 Incident Reports, Workers’ Comp, Wage and Leave Issues

With the recent news of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Washington, we want to ensure everyone understands the guidelines for incident reports, workers’ compensation claims, and other…

August 9, 2018
by Krishna Balasubramani

Sather, Byerly & Holloway Welcomes New Partner

  Sather, Byerly & Holloway, LLP is pleased to announce Rebecca Watkins is a partner effective July 1, 2018. Rebecca manages the firm’s appellate department….

May 27, 2016
by Krishna Balasubramani

Do you know your employer sponsored wellness program can create Workers Compensation Liability?

An employee twisted her knee while walking – she was off the clock, on a lunch break, and walking off the employer’s premises. However, because…

August 27, 2015
by Krishna Balasubramani

Join SBH at the Oregon PRIMA Annual Conference

SBH Attorneys Sarah Ewing and Krishna Balasubramani are speaking at the Oregon PRIMA 2015 Annual Conference.  The conference is held at Salishan Resort and Spa in Gleneden…

April 28, 2015
by Krishna Balasubramani

Federal Court ruling suggests that every disabling Workers’ Compensation claim should trigger ADA interactive process

By: Krishna Balasubramani Judge Michael Simon issued a decision in Dunlap v. Liberty Natural Products, Inc. (April 20, 2015) addressing the overlap between the ADA…

June 28, 2013
by Krishna Balasubramani

US Supreme Court Issues Two Title VII Decisions That Favor Employers

On June 24, 2013 the US Supreme Court issued 2 decisions dealing with Title VII cases.  Both cases were decided by a divided 5-4 court…

May 16, 2013
by Krishna Balasubramani

Teleworking: Employer Beware

The CEO of Yahoo! recently created headlines by ending the company’s telecommuting or teleworking program. Perhaps not surprisingly, the decision was met with criticism by those who…

March 19, 2012
by Krishna Balasubramani

Employer may have violated ADA and state law by using post-offer medical information in discipline and WC

Employee sued employer alleging workers’ compensation retaliation.  Employee alleged the employer misused her post-offer medical questionnaire to terminate her employment and reduce workers’ compensation benefits. …

March 10, 2012
by Krishna Balasubramani

Welcome to the new SBH Blog

The world of employment and workers’ compensation law is ever changing.  The changes are not predictable and it does not make sense to wait until…