Boxer & Gerson in the News

December 15, 2011
Michael Gerson Named Barry J. Williams Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

The East Bay Chapter of the California Applicants’ Attorneys Association presented Boxer & Gerson, LLP Founding Partner  Michael Gerson with the inaugural Barry J. Williams Lifetime Achievement Award at Disco Volante in Oakland on December 15.  Mr. Williams, who passed away in 2004, was a legend in the California workers’ compensation community. He had served as […]


December 13, 2011
Office Hosts Boxer Gerson LLP/Hanna, Brophy et al Oakland Toys for Tots Drive

Approximately 125 members of the workers’ compensation community including applicant and defense attorneys, WCAB staff, judges, physicians, and others gathered at the office on 12/13 and donated hundreds of presents and several thousand dollars to the City of Oakland Toys for Tots program. The event was once again co-sponsored by Boxer & Gerson LLP and […]


November 23, 2011
Bert Arnold and Arjuna Farnsworth of Workers’ Compensation Practice Group invited Panelists at CAAA Monterey program

  The California Applicants’ Attorneys Association annual Monterey Rating Seminar program on Dec 3 and 4 features Bert Arnold and Arjuna Farnsworth. Mr. Arnold will present on ” The Meaning of QIW for Disability Purposes Under Ogilvie” and Mr. Farnsworth will present on “Accurately Rating the Spine”


November 9, 2011
Boxer & Gerson LLP partner, Maria Sager, as a 2011 Labor Week panel participant, invited to Memorandum of Understanding signing at Consulate General of Mexico on November 9 in San Francisco

Maria Sager, as a panel presenter at the request of the Consulate General of Mexico at this summer’s 2011 Labor Week, has been invited to the signing ceremony of a Memorandum of Understanding with the US Department of Labor – Wages and Hours Division and the Consulate General of Mexico on behalf of their citizens […]


October 11, 2011
Maria Sager, of the Workers’ Compensation practice group, invited to present by Mexican Consulate in San Francisco

Maria A. Sager, a partner with the Workers’ Compensation practice group, was invited by the San Francisco Consulate General of Mexico to give a presentation on WC issues at their sponsored 2011 Labor Rights Week program in Fairfield, CA on 8/31/2011. Ms. Sager presented on temporary and permanent disability issues, medical treatment, and the vocational […]


September 14, 2011
Frank D. Russo, former CAAA President, Chief of Staff to Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner, and Counsel to Speaker of the Assembly Willie Brown, joins firm as Of Counsel

September 14, 2011 Frank D. Russo, an attorney with 35 years experience in workers’ compensation, civil litigation, employment disputes, personal injury law, and politics and legislation, has joined the firm of Boxer and Gerson, LLP as Of Counsel and has launched a mediation and arbitration practice of his own, Russo Mediation and Law. “We are […]


July 31, 2011
Boxer & Gerson LLP “Super Lawyers” for 2011 named

“San Francisco Magazine recently announced their Northern California Super Lawyers for 2011 in their August issue. The “Super Lawyer” designation is voted on by our attorney peers and less than 5% of practicing attorneys are so designated.  Once again, multiple Boxer & Gerson LLP attorneys were honored. John Anton, our senior civil litigation partner, was […]


June 15, 2011
Senior Litigation Partner John Anton, with co-counsel, settled PG&E Hunter’s Point collapse case for $1.3 Million

Senior Litigation partner John Anton, in a co-counsel role with Conchita Lozano-Batista of the Weinberg, Roger office of Alameda, settled a case against PG&E and a co-defendant engineer for $1.3 Million. Our client, a laborer at the demolition of PG&E’s Hunters Point Power Plant in San Francisco, suffered multiple career ending injuries in the power […]


June 1, 2011
Moira Stagliano of the Workers’ Compensation practice group was named a Certified Specialist by the State Bar of California

Moira Stagliano of the Workers’ Compensation practice group was named a Certified Specialist in Workers’ Compensation by the State Bar of California.


May 1, 2011
Senior Litigation Partner John Anton settled a case for $500K after a favorable jury verdict in Contra Costa County

Senior Litigation partner John Anton settled a case while on defendant’s appeal for $500K after an earlier favorable jury verdict in Contra Costa County. The case involved a delivery driver delivering a hospital bed to the Winsor Convalescent and Rehabilitation facility in Concord. Our client injured his foot and Achilles tendon when he stepped into […]