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 28, 2008

BREAKING NEWS: NUNEZ SUCCESSOR SELECTED

In closed a closed door session this afternoon, California Assembly Democrats decided to give the nod to Assemblywoman Karen Bass to succeed termed out Assembly Speaker Fabian Nunez. Bass was not in the Assembly in 2004 and did not vote on SB 899, the Schwarzenegger workers’ comp reform bill. Generally Bass has supported labor interests […]


BILL TO BAN BIAS CLEARS COMMITTEE

Earlier today the California Senate Labor and Industrial Relations Committee voted in favor of SB 1115, the bill that would ban age, race and gender discrimination in awarding disability compensation to California workers. The bill will eventually have to make its way through the California Assembly on its way to the governor’s desk. Among those […]


February 27, 2008

HEARINGS ON THE ANTI-DISCRIMINATION BILL

The California State Senate Labor and Insurance subcommittee holds hearings Wednesday on the bill to prohibit discrimination in workers’ compensation. Here’s the bill, SB 1115 (sponsored by State Senator Carole Migden):http://info.sen.ca.gov/pub/07-08/bill/s … oduced.pdf The concept behind the bill is strikingly simple: there should be no discrimination in workers compensation based on gender, race, age, and […]


February 25, 2008

IT'S A LONG WAY FROM HARLAN COUNTY

The Oscars. Looks like “No Country For Old Men” has smoked the intense period piece “Atonement” and the social justice thriller “Michael Clayton”. Oscars is a sacred night for many of us. Perhaps you grew up watching Doris Day flirt with Rock Hudson. Or trying to figure out what Michelangelo Antonioni was saying in all […]


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