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.

March 31, 2020

ZOOM VIDEO DEPOSITIONS

Yesterday I did my first remote video deposition via Zoom. It went well. As the workers’ comp community looks at lockdowns and social distancing that may extend for months, workarounds and practical solutions are of great interest. At the moment, most workers’ comp attorneys are not meeting in person with clients or having the clients […]


March 26, 2020

FORCING THEIR HAND

Absent action by the DWC, a lawsuit will be filed next week to force the hand of the California Division of Workers’ Compensation on the issue of video QME evals during the coronavirus crisis. My last post looked at the issue of video evals during the coronavirus emergency: http://www.workerscompzone.com/2020/03/24/video-evals-during-the-coronavirus-emergency/ On March 25, Woodland Hills attorney […]


March 24, 2020

VIDEO EVALS DURING THE CORONAVIRUS EMERGENCY

QME evaluations are part of the essential plumbing of the California workers’ comp system. If that plumbing gets too backed up, we have a major mess on our hands. COVID virus is wreaking havoc on our health system and economy right now, threatening to destroy small businesses and whole industries alike. The response of policymakers […]


March 17, 2020

SHELTER IN PLACE

As I noted in my last post, the coronavirus poses a major challenge to the California economy, including the California workers’ comp system. The Bay Area economy is largely shut down under yesterday’s shelter in place orders. Other counties have ordered closures of gatherings, bars and restaurants. In a world where many workers have minimal […]


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