RPNA attorneys Nicholas Roxborough, Drew Pomerance and Burton Falk were selected as “Southern California’s Top Rated Lawyers” for 2013, produced by American Lawyer Media. To learn more about RPNA’s experienced attorneys, click here.
Senior partner Michael Adreani will be lecturing on wage and hour laws at a Continuing Education of the Bar seminar in Los Angeles, California on March 22, 2013. For more information on Michael’s practice, please click here.
Roxborough to Speak at 4th Annual Self Funding Employer Healthcare and Workers Compensation Conference
Nicholas Roxborough will be speaking at the 4th Annual Self Funding Employer Healthcare and Workers Compensation Conference in Las Vegas, November 3-5, 2013. For more information on Nick’s practice, please click here.
Workers Comp Central Article “Self-Insurance Group Heads to Mediation Over $28 Million in Assessments” Features Roxborough Perspective
Roxborough notes that the threat of the Self-Insurers’ Security Fund could help provide some motivation to help the member businesses meet their assessments. He comments, “Whether they know it or not, they are jointly and severally liable for everything.” Read article. [subscription required] Source: ww3.workcompcentral.com
San Fernando Valley Business Journal Lead Story “In the Rough” Features RPNA Win Against City of Los Angeles | San Fernando Valley Business Journal
The judge in favor of RPNA client Ready Golf ruled that City officials have a duty to sign the approved contract. Pomerance comments, “You would think the city, which is broke and underwater, would sign the contract.” He further comments that “…(the City) engaged in revisionist history to get out of the deal.” Read article.…
In this Insurance Journal article, Roxborough notes that a few staffing companies suffered financial failure in the last few years, prompting the new decree in the law. “But why…” he comments, “… are you singling out the whole industry since only one or two had bankruptcy problems.” Read article. Source: www.insurancejournal.com
RPNA Victory Featured in San Fernando Valley Business Journal Cover Story “Law Firm Wins $89 Million Suit” | San Fernando Valley Business Journal
RPNA, a 13 attorney firm, prevailed over multinational giant ABM Industries, Inc., a $4 billion publically traded corporation. Pomerance states, “ABM’s conduct is the poster child for how California businesses should not behave.” Adreani notes “… to interrupt an illegal break to start another illegal break is illegal.” This case was also featured in a…
Insurance Journal Article “Vicarious Liability Ruling May Impact Education Insureds in California” Features Adreani Insight
The California Supreme Court ruled that a public school district may be vicariously liable for the negligent hiring, retention and supervision of a guidance counselor who allegedly abused a student. Adreani specifies, “…the law won’t apply to every state agency, but only those who have a ‘special relationship’ with the victims.” Read article. Source: www.insurancejournal.com
Workers Comp Executive Article “Hearing on Zurich’s Side Agreements Coming” Features Roxborough Remarks
“Zurich is one of virtually every national carrier who is guilty of failing to play by the rules in California” states Roxborough, who has represented numerous employers in disputes with carriers over these side agreements and has testified before the California Legislature in support of bills to curtail the alleged abuses. Read article. [subscription required]