The August 7 issue of Insurance Journal highlighted the recent decision in RPNA’s case Zurich American Insurance Company v. Country Villa Service Corp., which stated that Zurich cannot enforce side agreements that were not filed with the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau (WCIRB). The article, titled “Court Decision May Impact Workers’ Comp Side Agreements in…Details
On October 26, 2015, managing partner Drew E. Pomerance will be speaking to CalCPA members on workers compensation issues relevant to the CPA’s or financial professional’s practice. Drew’s discussion will help the CPA/Business Advisor assist their clients in uncovering hidden fees, by knowing what questions to ask the broker and where to look. Workers compensation…Details
RPNA partners Drew Pomerance and Michael Adreani will be discussing the latest trends in wage & hour law and employer liability at the upcoming Owners Only Retreat, the most exclusive annual forum for owners of all sectors of California’s staffing industry. Hosted by the California Staffing Professionals, the forum convenes industry leaders for three days…Details
Drew Pomerance was recently invited to join the Fellowship of the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA) based on his accomplishments in litigation and trial work, professional excellence, and integrity. The LCA is an invitation-only trial lawyer honorary society representing less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers.Details
Ruling States Unfiled Workers’ Comp Side Agreements Are Unenforceable RPNA attorneys Nicholas Roxborough and Ryan Salsig won a huge victory for California workers’ comp policyholders with the recent Federal Court decision stating Zurich can’t enforce side agreements that were not filed with the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau (WCIRB). What makes the July 9 decision…Details
Joseph Gjonola was a guest on KABC’s Gurvey’s Law, a radio talk show about “the intersection of law and life.” On June 6, 2015 he spoke on the topic of bad-faith insurance handling in the workers’ compensation cases, and the problems with “utilization review” that prevent injured workers from receiving medical treatment. Joseph Gjonola (introduced at approximately 31 minutes into…Details
RPNA’s Nick Roxborough Offers Expert Advice on Workers’ Compensation Side Agreements Arbitration clauses contained in side agreements to workers’ compensation policies have been a hotbed of controversy for years and a topic of focus in the June issue of California Lawyer. In his article titled “Side Agreements Derailed,” RPNA Partner Nicholas Roxborough takes a close…Details
RPNA’s Joseph Gjonola Advises Employers on the Role of the Workers’ Compensation Defense Counsel Joseph Gjonola, featured on the cover of Los Angeles Lawyer magazine, talks about the role of the workers’ compensation defense attorney in his article titled “Working Relationships.” He advises employers that workers’ comp defense attorneys typically do not work for employers…Details
RPNA prevails in petition for review on Augustus v. ABM Security Services appellate decision. LOS ANGELES, CA, May 7, 2015—The Supreme Court last week voted 7-0 to review an appellate court ruling in the closely watched case of Augustus v. ABM Security Services which held that “on-duty” rest breaks are permissible under California law. The Supreme Court…Details
Nicholas Roxborough has been invited to join the Advisory Board of California Organized Investment Network (COIN). COIN’s vision is to serve as a national model to provide leadership in increasing insurance industry investment in underserved and rural communities throughout California.
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Nicholas Roxborough will be speaking at the 11th Annual California Workers’ Comp Forum in San Diego, October 24-25, 2013.
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Senior Partners Drew Pomerance and Michael Adreani will be speaking at the Risk Management Society Annual Conference in Denver, April 27-30, 2014.
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