RPNA Wins Another Workers’ Comp Appeal

Another appellate victory! On behalf of its client, Personnel Staffing Group, a national staffing company, RPNA Law won another hearing at the California Department of Insurance in the case of PSG v. Protective Insurance Company. The case was heard before the Insurance Commissioner (Judge DeMaigret) of the State of California, who ruled: 1. The Commissioner…

Nicholas Roxborough Newly Appointed Commissioner of the CHSWC

Roxborough, Pomerance, Nye & Adreani is thrilled to announce the appointment, by Speaker of the Assembly, Anthony Rendon, of its partner, Nicholas Roxborough, to the California Commission on Health and Safety and Workers’ Compensation (CHSWC). The Commission is a statutorily created joint labor-management body charged with examining the health and safety and workers’ compensation systems in…

Applied Underwriters’ California Ins Company More Controversial Acts

Amidst charges of unapproved and uncollateralized loans to affiliates, unapproved property transfers, the California Department of Insurance’s Conservation and Liquidation Office says it is drafting a unilateral “rehabilitation” plan for California Insurance Company (CIC). The plan will transfer its policies to another carrier and resolve the numerous filed lawsuits pending between Applied Underwriters / CIC…

Nick Roxborough Discusses Newsom’s Workers’ Comp COVID-19 EO in WorkCompCentral

As California begins its phase-by-phase reopening process Friday, Gov. Gavin Newsom’s executive order creating a rebuttable COVID-19 presumption has cast a shadow of uncertainty for insurance carriers and employers. Governor Newsom’s long-awaited executive order creates a rebuttable presumption stating that all employees who contract COVID-19 at their place of work while at the direction of…

Employers Can Expect an Avalanche of Investigations by the DIR

RPNA is at the forefront of protecting employers from all aspects concerning the workers compensation program. However, when Governor Gavin Newsom proposed an $18 billion budget, a little noticed provision also included millions of dollars more for the Department of Industrial Relations (“DIR”). It is obvious that California employers can expect more investigations of worker…

The Titans of Workers Compensation Features Nicholas Roxborough

For over 30 years, the law firm of Roxborough, Pomerance, Nye & Adreani has been defending the rights of employers, Primary Treating Physicians, and Qualified Medical Evaluators against discrimination, fraud, and malfeasance by California’s powerful workers compensation carriers, third party administrators, and even the Division of Workers Compensation.  Recently, Mr. Roxborough and his firm defended…