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.

October 26, 2017

PRETTY BIG DEAL

A lot of the WCAB panel decisions that come along seem like small-ball stuff. But every once in a while there are big-deal issues. So it is with a July 10, 2017 WCAB panel decision, Kyle Pike v. County of San Diego (ADJ 7811907) (see text of the case at the end of this post). […]


October 18, 2017

CHSWC AND THE QME SYSTEM

 CHSWC will be receiving an October 2017 report on the workers’ comp QME system. The report, to be delivered to the commission at its October 19 meeting in Oakland, is authored by Frank Neuhauser of UC Berkeley and has been posted online on the CHSWC. The CHSWC site notes that the report (see link to […]


October 10, 2017

BROWN SIGNS RETALIATION BILL

Governor Brown has signed SB 306, an anti-retaliation bill supported by many labor advocates. While not a bill directly pertaining to workers’ comp claims, SB 306 has the potential to be very helpful to workers who have difficulty with their employers and want to file claims involving wages, hours, safety violations, or other employment claims. At […]


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