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.

December 4, 2009

NEVANS RESPONDS ON ASSESSMENTS

In a recent post I examined California’s workers’ comp user funding assessments:http://www.workerscompzone.com/index.ph … 129-222117 Those assessments provide a dedicated revenue stream for operation of the WCAB and its programs. And they also provide a dedicated fund forsafety and labors standards enforcement programs. Carrie Nevans, the DWC acting administrator, expounded on the user funding concept in […]


December 3, 2009

THE NFL'S NEW POLICY

Yesterday the NFL announced a new policy on player concussion injuries. This comes after mounting evidence that there may be links between concussions and dementia in former players. It’s an issue I blogged aboutearlier this fall:http://www.workerscompzone.com/index.ph … 929-222652 Many of these NFL players will wind up in California’s workers’ comp system. Here is the NFL’s […]


December 1, 2009

A SURPRISE IN THE COLA DECISION?

There’s been a lot of speculation as to how the law of COLAS will develop. I’m not talking potential taxes on sugary drinks as part of a national healthcare reform bill. I’m talking about the cost of living increases under California Labor Code 4659(c). That COLA affects life pension cases (where the percentage of disability […]


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