Ginsburg Quoted in WorkCompCentral Article “FedEx Vows to Fight 9th Circuit’s Misclassification Ruling.”

WorkCompCentral reached out to RPNA’s David Ginsburg for comment on the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeal ruling that FedEx workers are employees, not independent contractors. Ginsberg said in the August 29 article that the case adds to the body of law available for applying the right-to-control test, but otherwise relies on existing concepts. “I…

RPNA Case Cited in “Irell & Manella Beats DQ Bid In Calif. Insurance Fraud Row – Law360

A California federal judge has refused to disqualify Irell & Manella LLP from representing State Compensation… California federal judge has refused to disqualify Irell & Manella LLP from representing State Compensation Insurance Fund in a lawsuit accusing a former hospital president and his son of fraud, saying the court wasn’t persuaded that a former Irell partner’s…

Roxborough Explains in WorkCompCentral Article Why SCIF’s Proposed Protective Order Attempts To Hide Evidence in RICO Case.

Roxborough says “SCIF’s instant motion is nothing but an attempt to hide the evidence, from SCIF’s own ‘pen,’ that SCIF knew everything, years ago, on which SCIF’s RICO claims are now alleged.” Roxborough tells WorkCompCentral he will be able to “get rid of most of State Fund’s case” if the courts deny SCIF’s motion, allowing…

Roxborough Quoted in WorkCompCentral Article “Judge Denies Motion to Dismiss State Fund RICO Complaint

Roxborough said, “…he is considering filing a motion for summary judgment because the underlying facts of the case haven’t changed. His clients did not commit fraud and State Fund attorneys signed off on settlements…” Roxborough also said, “…there is no relationship between the pharmacy defendants and the surgical defendants.” Read article. [subscription required] Source: ww3.workcompcentral.com

Pomerance Featured in San Fernando Valley Business Journal article “Valley Bar Leader Judges Need for Mediation”

RPNA launched a class action lawsuit this month against insurance giant American International Group Inc. on behalf of all employers that paid compensation premiums over a 40-year period; Pomerance believes “tens or even hundreds of millions of dollars over time” were under reported.   Read article. Source: www.sfvbj.com

Roxborough Notes Client’s Position in Workers Comp Central Article “Defendants in SCIF RICO Lawsuit Move for Dismissal of Complaint”

Roxborough comments that the dispute between the parties is really about SCIF trying to “undo settlement agreements” that the carrier had entered into with the Drobot businesses… by saying “they got duped”. Roxborough noted that SCIF’s claim will be “hotly disputed” and that he believes that “… this lawsuit is just being done to get…