I’ve got a question for you. Whether you grew up watching “Family Feud” or “I’ve Got A Secret,” we all seem to love a good quiz. What do car washes, restaurants, landscaping businesses, garment factories, construction firms and farms have in common? Answer: they’re hotbeds of employment law violations. Scofflaws are a big problem in

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The U.S. Senate has called for answers as to why Medicare (the Centers for Medicare Services) is taking so long to act on Medicare set-aside proposals. Here’s a link to an article on the issue, which was raised by New Jersey Senator Frank Lautenberg:http://www.nj.com/news/ledger/jersey/in … amp;coll=1 Medicare’s sloth in acting on set-asides has apparently backlogged

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On Friday, February 23, Cheese Whiz will be meeting at the California state building auditorium on Clay Street. Cheese Whiz? That’s the acronym for the California Commission on Health, Safety and Workers’ Compensation. It’s a state agency charged to do study and loose oversight of the workers’ comp system. The CHWSC has little actual power,

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For an excellent look at some of the factors which may block health care reform in the legislature this year, check out this article in The Fresno Bee by Jim Boren:http://www.fresnobee.com/182/v-printerf … 30533.html Health care reform is important to injured workers, and I will continue to highlight important developments in the debate. Julius Youngwww.boxerlaw.com Category:

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San Francisco attorney Alfonso Moresi has been appointed to an open slot on the California Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board.Moresi will fill the slot that recently opened up with the departure of WCAB commissioner Merle Rabine. The appointment is subject to confirmation by the California State Senate. I have known Al Moresi for years. Although I

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