Workers Comp Zone

A Partner at Boxer & Gerson LLP, Julius Young has practiced worker’s compensation law and social security disability law since 1979. He has represented thousands of individuals who have sustained life-changing injuries or illnesses while on the job. In every case, his goal is to secure the medical treatments his clients need.

February 23, 2007

CHEESE WHIZ AND MEDICAL TREATMENT

On Friday, February 23, Cheese Whiz will be meeting at the California state building auditorium on Clay Street. Cheese Whiz? That’s the acronym for the California Commission on Health, Safety and Workers’ Compensation. It’s a state agency charged to do study and loose oversight of the workers’ comp system. The CHWSC has little actual power, […]


February 21, 2007

CLOUDS OVER HEALTH CARE REFORM

For an excellent look at some of the factors which may block health care reform in the legislature this year, check out this article in The Fresno Bee by Jim Boren:http://www.fresnobee.com/182/v-printerf … 30533.html Health care reform is important to injured workers, and I will continue to highlight important developments in the debate. Julius Youngwww.boxerlaw.com Category: […]


ALFONSO MORESI APPOINTED TO WCAB

San Francisco attorney Alfonso Moresi has been appointed to an open slot on the California Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board.Moresi will fill the slot that recently opened up with the departure of WCAB commissioner Merle Rabine. The appointment is subject to confirmation by the California State Senate. I have known Al Moresi for years. Although I […]


February 20, 2007

ARE EMPLOYERS FLEEING CALIFORNIA?

A major factor that led to the Draconian comp reforms of 2003 and 2004 was the job flight issue. Proponents of reform argued that workers’ comp was strangling the California economy, causing business to leave for other states or the Far East. But a recent study by a prestigious think-tank, the Public Policy Institute of […]


February 19, 2007

KAISER GOING DIGITAL

Interesting article in last week’s Los Angeles Times about Kaiser going digital. Many of the large insurers and medical providers are (or will) be trying to go digital. Unless and until the kinks get worked out, serious problems in patient care can develop. To see the article; click the url below:http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-k … e-business Julius Youngwww.boxerlaw.com […]


DWC PUBLIC FORUM

On Tuesday, February 20, the California Division of Workers’ Compensation is holding a public forum on a study it has been conducting concerning return to work data and wage replacement. This meeting may provide important clues as to the Schwarzenegger Administration’s position on amendments to the woefully inadequate permanent disability rating schedule. There will be […]


THE YEAR OF THE PIG

The Year of the Pig. Or the boar, to be exact. Gung Hay Fat Choy to you on the Chinese Lunar New Year. It’s one of workerscompzone’s favorite holidays. Being a native North Carolinian, I have a natural affinity to pigs. North Carolina is one barbecue-obsessed state, and is one of the largest pork producing […]


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