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.

January 30, 2011

THEIR WORKERS AND OURS

About 12 years ago I was on a train in Tunisia, traveling from Tunis towards El Jem, site of a perfectly preserved Roman colosseum. Passing dusty towns and rolling hillsides of olive trees, there was the occasional stop at a small station. The visage of strongman Ben Ali, Tunisia’s president, stared from portraits hung in […]


January 27, 2011

REVERED

Revered by his peers. That’s an apt description of William Herreras of Grover Beach. On Saturday night in San Diego at CAAA’s 2011 winter conference those peers came out en masse to see Herreras awarded the California Applicants Attorneys Association’s most prestigious award, the Eugene Marias award. The award, named after a legendary founding member […]


January 21, 2011

A BEDROOM IN THE HOUSE

From San Diego: The California Applicants Attorneys Association has now affiliated with several Teamsters Joint Councils 7 and 42 and the California Teamsters Public Affairs Council. For some years now there’s been tension between the house of labor and applicant attorneys. As several speakers acknowledged, it was time either to acknowledge likely continued estrangement and […]


January 17, 2011

UNSCATHED?

You can’t pick up a newspaper in California these days without seeing a piece on the dire consequences for social services in California if budgets are trimmed. But how will workers’ comp fare? Will the comp system be forced to share in the pain, or will it be protected by the availability of “user funding”? […]


January 12, 2011

THE UNUSUAL COALITION

Compound drugs will be a hot California legislative and regulatory item in 2011. At the January 5, 2011 CHSWC meeting, Barbara O. Wynn of the RAND Institute for Civil Justice and RAND Health presented a study in process on compound drugs in California’ Workers’ Compensation System. As noted in a recent article by Los Angeles […]


January 7, 2011

A WORKFORCE OF GEEZERS

Your favorite Aunt worked hard, but also played hard. She lived pretty much paycheck to paycheck, like many people in our society. What little money was in her 401k pretty much dried up in the post-Lehman crash. The dream of twilight years sipping Tequila Sunrises at a Del Webb retirement community now fades. Auntie is […]


January 2, 2011

2011 CALIFORNIA WORKERS' COMP QUIZ

It’s time again for the blog’s workers’ compensation quiz. Test your perspicacity on all things comp related by taking the 2011 California workers’ compensation quiz. In some instances, more than one answer may be appropriate. At year’s end I’ll post the name of ye who is victorious, so get your answers in to jyoung@boxerlaw.com 1. […]


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