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.
Tomorrow the California Court of Appeal 1st District will be hearing oral argument in San Francisco on an important case on apportionment, City of Petaluma V. WCAB (Lindh). The case may have important implications for how the courts will handle issues of causation of injury versus causation of disability, and what the rules are where […]
Will the 2018 California Supreme Court decision in Dynamex actually have less impact on California workers’ comp than some might have believed? Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court (83 CCC 817) adopted a simpler but more broad definition of employment status, but arose only in the context of litigation over California wage orders. However, […]
A lot is at stake in tomorrow’s California elections. But workers’ comp is not one of the headline issues. What are some of the knowns and what are “known unknowns” as pertains to California workers’ comp? Polls suggest that Gavin Newsom will be elected governor by a large margin. Workers’ comp is a topic that […]