Left waiting: Workers’ comp creates lengthy delays for Californians injured on the job

Although the number of Californians needing evaluations for reported on-the-job-injuries has soared, the state’s stable of approved medical evaluators to review those cases has been dropping. Injured workers in California often wait months or even years to receive the medical evaluations required to get needed treatment, and in some cases to determine how disabled they…

Mayor Garcetti Speaks at United Chambers Event, Nick Roxborough Leads Flag Salute

As published in the San Fernando Valley Business Journal on September 19, 2019. About 400 people appeared at the Warner Center Marriott Woodland Hills on Wednesday as the United Chambers of Commerce held its 15th Annual Richard Leyner Mayor’s Luncheon with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti as keynote speaker. United Chambers’ chair, Armida Colmenares-Stafford, introduced…

Business Insider: Pay Raises Sought for Medical Examiners to Curb Comp System Exodus

The article below was featured in Business Insider on July 24, 2019. A legislative effort to raise the compensation for qualified medical examiners in California aims to help quell the loss of doctors working on cases involving injured workers. Qualified medical evaluators are physicians certified by the California Division of Workers Compensation Medical Unit to…

Drew Pomerance Selected to American’s Top 100 Civil Defense Litigators

January 28, 2019 – Roxborough, Pomerance, Nye & Adreani, LLP is pleased and honored to announce that Drew Pomerance has been selected to America’s Top 100 Civil Defense Litigators® for 2019.  Selection to America’s Top 100 Civil Defense Litigators® is by invitation only and is reserved to identify the most exceptional Civil Defense Litigators throughout the nation.  Candidates…

Decision in RPNA’s Case Now Precedent

Applies to All Carrier Agreements In Similar Disputes. The Appellate Court has now published its recent decision in Luxor Cabs, which held that the delegation clause and arbitration provision in Applied Underwriter’s unfiled and unapproved reinsurance participation agreement (RPA) were unenforceable. The implications of this action are significant to California employers. First, now that the…

RPNA Eliminates Significant Liability To Applied Underwriters

Precedential Decision Voids Reinsurance Participation Agreement. RPNA recently continued its streak of protecting employers from onerous and unfair terms contained in side-agreements that have ensnared unwitting employers over the past few years. On December 17, 2018, the California Department of Insurance issued a precedential decision in favor of RPNA’s client Platinum Security. The decision found…