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Favorable Decision for Local Business Owner

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Alexandra Asterlin, a Partner at Palmer Kazanjian Wohl Hodson, LLP, secured a favorable decision from the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) for a local business owner and employer.

Alexandra Asterlin, a Partner at Palmer Kazanjian Wohl Hodson, LLP, secured a favorable decision from the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) for a local business owner and employer. The case involved a former employee who claimed she was entitled to increased compensation for an injury on the business owner’s premises. The former employee claimed the business owner engaged in serious and willful misconduct for not making certain repairs that allegedly caused the injury. Ms. Asterlin argued and the WCAB judge found that the employer had no knowledge of the condition that likely caused of the injury and so the employer had no liability for the increased compensation. The judge ultimately decided the entire case in favor of the business owner.

Ms. Asterlin has nearly seventeen years of experience as a practicing attorney, and she has been with the firm since 2016. Ms. Asterlin has extensive experience conducting workplace investigations, including those involving claims of harassment and discrimination or retaliation, whistleblower claims, wage and hour violations, workplace violence, employee misconduct, and poor performance. This recent victory is a result of Ms. Asterlin’s exceptional ability in the courtroom and established knowledge and experience in employment and labor law.

Palmer Kazanjian was founded in 2000 by partners Floyd J. Palmer and Larry M. Kazanjian. The attorneys at Palmer Kazanjian offer seasoned experience in the fields of labor and employment law and business litigation. The firm represents clients ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies. As a boutique law firm with a specialized practice area, Palmer Kazanjian offers clients individualized and cost-effective service based on the needs and circumstances of each client.