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.

September 30, 2015

KICKOFF

The big California Workers’ Comp & Risk conference began today at Monarch Beach in  “OC”. It’s one of the most prominent yearly conferences on California workers’ comp. Yours truly was on the kickoff panel, titled “The State of California Workers’ Compensation and What’s On the Horizon for 2016”. Moderated by Mark Walls of Safety National […]


September 25, 2015

BREAKING: DAHL DECISION ANNOUNCED

The decision on Contra Costa County v. WCAB (Dahl) has now been unveiled by the California Court of Appeal, First District. In coming days I’ll provide more analysis on the ruling. What is clear, however, is that Dahl is a clear disappointment for many severely disabled injured workers. In addition to rejecting a particular methodology for […]


September 16, 2015

TAKE A SHOWER

Get the soap and water handy.There’s an excellent chance you’ll be disgusted enough after reading this to want a shower……. I’m talking about the just unsealed Los Angeles County DA’s indictment of Dr. Munir Uwaydah and a number of alleged associates on multiple counts of alleged workers’ comp fraud. Really it is a story of […]


September 11, 2015

TRACKING SOME OF THE LEG ACTIVITY

As the legislature gets ready to wrap up for the year, what’s up for California workers’ comp? I’ll comment on AB 1124 (Perea), the formulary bill in a separate post. But what about some of the other important but less high profile workers’ comp bills? On September 9 Governor Brown signed SB 623 (Lara), which […]


September 2, 2015

THE BOOBS AND PROSTATE DEBATE

We have reached a new legislative process low: trying to differentiate the value of boobs and prostates. This issue arises out of a California legislative battle over AB 305 (Lorena Gonzalez), a  bill aimed at preventing certain kinds of gender discrimination in California workers’ comp. Specifically, AB 305 prohibits apportionment if pregnancy, menopause, or menopause-caused […]


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