COVID-19 – Client Legal Services Continue without Interruption at Norton|Brozina

While we have activated remote working procedures to promote social distancing, our legal services and client experience will not be interrupted.Norton|Brozina enjoys word-class legal technology that allows our attorneys and staff to work remotely just as though they were sitting in our office. We have anytime, anywhere access to our practice management, document and email [Read More…]

Arizona state legislature passes new legislation improving the full and final settlement process

The Arizona state legislature recently passed new legislation aimed at dramatically improving the full and final settlement process. Although the initial version of the full and final settlement statute, A.R.S. 23-943.01(B), went into effect in November 2017, very few claims have been settled under the statute. This is due, in part, to the fact that [Read More…]

Kevin E. Karges named Partner at Norton Brozina, PC

Norton & Brozina, P.C. is pleased to announce that Kevin E. Karges has become a partner of the firm. Kevin has been a colleague of ours since 2017 and he has excelled at providing customer service to the firm’s clients, along with developing an expertise as a workers’ compensation specialist through the State Bar of [Read More…]

Attorney Chris Norton recognized as Southwest Super Lawyer for 2021

Norton & Brozina Partner, Chris Norton, was recognized in the 2021 Southwest Super Lawyer magazine as a Super Lawyer for Workers’ Compensation. Mr. Norton has previously been recognized as a Super Lawyer Rising Star in 2013, 2014 and 2015. He has now been recognized as Super Lawyer in 2021. This recognition involves a peer nomination [Read More…]

Arizona Governor’s 4/14/2020 Executive Order regarding WC treatment and IME’s

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey recently signed an executive order that addresses changes relevant to medical treatment and IME’s for workers’ compensation matters, in relation to ongoing concerns regarding COVID-19. As you know, Governor Ducey has implemented a “stay at home” order in our state, which applies until April 30, 2020. So long as the stay-at-home [Read More…]

Remote Working Tip for Arizona Claims Adjusters: Join the ICA Community Portal

Many of you are now remote working without access to copiers, fax machines and the mail room staff.There are some tools available to you that will make working remote much easier. Today, we will focus on a great new tool from the Industrial Commission of Arizona.  The new ICA Community Portal will allow you to [Read More…]

Norton & Brozina 3rd Annual Workers’ Compensation Seminar/Webinar July 17, 2019

Third Annual Arizona Workers’ Compensation Seminar & Live Webinar You are invited to attend our free client educational seminar/webinar. Please to reserve a seat or invitation to the webinar. When: Wednesday, July 17, 2019 (8:30 a.m.- noon Arizona time) Where: 4201 North 24th Street Phoenix, Arizona 85016 in CLE Training Room; Or join us [Read More…]

Norton & Brozina, PC announces that Hon. Allen Shayo will join the firm July 15, 2019

We are pleased to announce the addition of Judge Allen Shayo to our firm’s legal team beginning July 15, 2019. Judge Shayo currently serves as the Vice Chief Administrative Law Judge at the Industrial Commission of Arizona Hearings Division. Judge Shayo has administered Arizona’s Full and Final Settlement implementation at the Hearings Division. Our clients [Read More…]

Training for Out-of-State Adjusters from the ICA

Good news for our out-of-state adjusters handling Arizona claims! The Industrial Commission of Arizona is launching a new and improved Out-of-State Adjuster Authorization Program. The new web-based training program provides a flexible way for adjusters to build on the training provided through the annual ICA’s Claim’s Seminar. The training program will allow adjusters on-demand access [Read More…]

Melinda K. Poppe to join Norton & Brozina, P.C. on August 1, 2018

Norton & Brozina, P.C. is pleased to announce that Melinda K. Poppe is joining the firm as of August 1, 2018.Ms. Poppe is retiring from her current position as Deputy Director for the Industrial Commission of Arizona.Ms. Poppe will return to her workers’ compensation defense roots and will also focus on full and final settlements [Read More…]