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 19, 2016

IMR IN WINTER

Now we know that the California Supreme Court will not be granting review of the Court of Appeals decision in Frances Stevens v. Outspoken Enterprises. The issue regarding the constitutionality of the California Independent Medical Review system is still in play, with the pending Zuniga case and the Ramirez case out of the Sacramento-based Court of […]


February 11, 2016

PEEKING AT ZUNIGA

Like a giant bear hibernating through winter, California’s workers’ comp system is in a relatively quiet phase. Yet there’s always notable stuff happening. For example, despite the fact that in Frances Stevens v.Outspoken Enterprises one panel of the California Court of Appeal, First District upheld the constitutionality of IMR, another panel at that court (Division […]


February 4, 2016

CWCI ON MEDICAL-LEGAL COSTS

Several days ago the California Workers’ Compensation Institute unveiled a new study on medical-legal costs in California. Those are the costs of evaluations, reports and testimony of forensic doctors in California workers’ comp cases as contrasted to payments made for treatment. I’m scheduled to speak in Oakland a March 2016 CWCI conference, and I’m sure […]


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