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Herlick Handbook 31st Edition: Educating the California Workers’ Comp Community Since 1964
Posted on 28 Nov 2011 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

LexisNexis Announces New Editors-in-Chief: Richard Jacobsmeyer, Julius Young, Barry Bloom This 31st edition marks a transition in the history of Herlick, California Workers’ Compensation Handbook . Longtime author Stanford D. Herlick passed away... Read More

California: Baker Redux
Posted on 20 Oct 2011 by Julius Young

The California Supreme Court has spoken again about COLAs. Call it Baker Redux. In response to a Petition for Rehearing filed by San Jose attorney Arthur Johnson, the California Supreme Court issued a modified opinion that can be found here: Baker... Read More

California: By the Numbers
Posted on 25 Jan 2012 by Julius Young

What was the impact of the adoption of an AMA-based permanent disability rating schedule in California? That was the question addressed in a significant new study by Frank Neuhauser, Executive Director of the UC Berkeley based Center for the Study of... Read More

California: Valdez
Posted on 1 Jun 2012 by Julius Young

The wait for a ruling in Valdez is over. The California Court of Appeal, Second District, Division 7 has spoken in Elayne Valdez v. WCAB and Warehouse Demo Services [unpublished] [subsequently certified for publication June 18, 2012]. The Court reversed... Read More

Workers Comp and the Affordable Healthcare Act
Posted on 3 Jul 2012 by Julius Young

Assuming that Obamacare isn't grievously wounded by Congressional de-funding and that a Romney win in the election doesn't result in repeal of the law, what effect will it have on workers' comp? I've already received several client e... Read More

California: Paradigm Shift?
Posted on 11 Aug 2012 by Julius Young

The workers' comp community is abuzz with rumors about the impending comprehensive comp reform bill. I've not yet seen the bill (which could still be revised before it is introduced in print in the next week or so). But based on the summary... Read More

CA: Julius Young, Richard Jacobsmeyer Announce New Video Based Website
Posted on 14 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Partners from two of California’s premier workers’ compensation law firms have combined to provide cutting edge commentary and analysis in a readily accessible format for that industry and interested observers. Boxer and Gerson LLP partner... Read More

Workers Comp and the Affordable Healthcare Act
Posted on 3 Jul 2012 by Julius Young

Assuming that Obamacare isn't grievously wounded by Congressional de-funding and that a Romney win in the election doesn't result in repeal of the law, what effect will it have on workers' comp? I've already received several client... Read More

California: Valdez
Posted on 1 Jun 2012 by Julius Young

The wait for a ruling in Valdez is over. The California Court of Appeal, Second District, Division 7 has spoken in Elayne Valdez v. WCAB and Warehouse Demo Services [unpublished] [subsequently certified for publication June 18, 2012]. The Court reversed... Read More

California: By the Numbers
Posted on 25 Jan 2012 by Julius Young

What was the impact of the adoption of an AMA-based permanent disability rating schedule in California? That was the question addressed in a significant new study by Frank Neuhauser, Executive Director of the UC Berkeley based Center for the Study... Read More

California: Paradigm Shift?
Posted on 11 Aug 2012 by Julius Young

The workers' comp community is abuzz with rumors about the impending comprehensive comp reform bill. I've not yet seen the bill (which could still be revised before it is introduced in print in the next week or so). But based on the summary... Read More

What If? Workers’ Comp and Earthquakes
Posted on 20 Mar 2011 by Julius Young

The video we've been seeing coming out of Japan's earthquake ravaged region is some of the most spectacularly disturbing ever seen. The Hollywood spectacles like Independence Day and Deep Impact were really on to something, as we see humankind... Read More

Herlick Handbook 31st Edition: Educating the California Workers’ Comp Community Since 1964
Posted on 28 Nov 2011 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

LexisNexis Announces New Editors-in-Chief: Richard Jacobsmeyer, Julius Young, Barry Bloom This 31st edition marks a transition in the history of Herlick, California Workers’ Compensation Handbook . Longtime author Stanford D. Herlick passed away... Read More

Accolades at Monterey
Posted on 7 Oct 2010 by Julius Young

Well-deserved accolades were given this weekend in Monterey to some of California workers' comp's brightest stars. The occasion? The awards ceremony sponsored by the Executive Committee of the bar's Workers' Compensation Section. Held... Read More

California: Baker Redux
Posted on 20 Oct 2011 by Julius Young

The California Supreme Court has spoken again about COLAs. Call it Baker Redux. In response to a Petition for Rehearing filed by San Jose attorney Arthur Johnson, the California Supreme Court issued a modified opinion that can be found here: ... Read More