Boxer & Gerson in the News

April 9, 2018
Sager Joins Centro Legal de la Raza Youth Law Academy Advisory Board

Boxer & Gerson Partner and Workers’ Compensation Specialist Maria Sager has joined the Advisory Board of Centro Legal de la Raza’s Youth Law Academy (YLA), a program whose mission is to inspire high school students from underserved populations to pursue the study of law. Sager served on Oakland-based Centro Legal’s Board of Directors for the past seven […]


March 30, 2018
B&G Sponsors Alameda Charity Crab Feed

  Attorneys Justin Litvack, Hillary Nakano and Eric Ritigstein represented Boxer & Gerson last weekend as the firm sponsored a high-spirited charity crab feed organized by Alameda Firefighters IAFF Local 689 and the Alameda Education Association. The fifth annual affair benefitting the Alameda Point Collaborative and Alameda Family Services drew hundreds of civic-minded attendees to the Albert H. […]


March 22, 2018
Litvack and Mochel Present on Workers’ Comp Rights At OPEIU Local 29

Boxer & Gerson attorneys Justin Litvack and Deirdre Mochel teamed up to provide an overview of the workers’ compensation system to a group of shop stewards and business agents for the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU) Local 29 on March 14. The group gathered from around the Bay Area at a Local 29 union hall in Oakland. The […]


March 14, 2018
Sager Joins Free “Workers’ Comp 101” Panel in Oakland

Boxer & Gerson Partner Maria Sager will join an expert four-person panel in Oakland on Friday, April 6 for a free presentation entitled “Workers’ Comp 101.” The two-hour panel discussion is sponsored by the Community Outreach Subcommittee of the California Lawyers Association. It will be followed by a half-hour Q & A, with the overall goal of sending […]


March 12, 2018
Popalardo and Young Lead CAAA Winter Convention Panels

Boxer & Gerson attorneys Dennis Popalardo and Julius Young moderated separate panels on the opening and closing days of the winter convention for the California Applicants’ Attorneys Association in late January. The semi-annual convention of workers’ comp applicants’ attorneys throughout the state serves as a resource for attorneys who are required by the State Bar to […]


February 14, 2018
Arnold and Sager Go to Stanford for SEIU Local 2007

  Boxer & Gerson Partners Bert Arnold and Maria Sager headed south to Stanford University last week to discuss workers’ compensation with a group of shop stewards from Local 2007 of the Service Employees International Union. The union represents university employees in food services, landscaping, maintenance, custodial services, carpentry and many other jobs.  Shop stewards […]


February 8, 2018
Boxer & Gerson Debuts San Francisco Office

In a long-considered move, Boxer & Gerson, LLP established a San Francisco office for the first time earlier this month as it took up residence at 1390 Market Street, near the Civic Center. The new San Francisco location joins offices to the east in Concord and to the north in Santa Rosa that have grown […]


January 31, 2018
Popalardo Named President-Elect of Kids’ Chance California

Boxer & Gerson Partner Dennis Popalardo Jr.  was recently named President-Elect of Kids’ Chance California by vote of its board of directors. He will serve in the position for two years before assuming the presidency in 2020. Kids’ Chance is a national nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that provides need-based college scholarships to the children of workers who have been seriously injured […]


January 9, 2018
Deirdre Mochel Obtains $850,000 Settlement for Injured Insurance Professional

A veteran of the insurance industry chose Boxer & Gerson to represent him nearly five years ago after an on-the-job accident led to a failed back surgery that left him unable to work and in constant pain. His travail came to an end recently when Boxer & Gerson attorney Deirdre Mochel secured an $850,000 cash settlement for […]


December 22, 2017
Dikla Dolev Secures $3.25 Million Settlement for Injured Worker

Boxer & Gerson’s Dikla Dolev secured a $3.25 million settlement last week for a man whose forklift fell off a truck while he was working in 2002. The now 64-year-old Vallejo man has suffered ever since with intractable back and neck pain and catastrophic results from a subsequent failed surgery in 2007. After the surgery, […]