Boxer & Gerson in the News

October 22, 2009
$200,000 judgment upheld against Albertsons for denying cashier’s bathroom break

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – A state appellate court has upheld a $200,000 judgment for a 51-year-old grocery store clerk who successfully sued the Albertsons grocery chain for failing to provide reasonable accommodation for her disability after her cancer treatments. A three-judge panel of the First Appellate District Court upheld a $200,000 judgment against the grocery […]

October 14, 2009
Taneka’s Law signed by Governor

Bill sponsored by Assemblymember Mariko Yamada clarifies Workers’ Comp law to prevent denial of a claim based on personal characteristic such as race, religion or gender SACRAMENTO, CA – A bill to guarantee that a workers’ comp claim cannot be denied to an employee-victim based solely on a personal characteristic of the victim and a […]