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…

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.…

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