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California WCAB Panel Dismisses Liens When Activation Fee Paid Hours After Commencement of Lien Conference

By David Bryan Leonard, Esq. Citations link to lexis.com unless otherwise noted. All bracketed cites link to Lexis Advance. In one of the first panel decisions issued after the implementation of the $100 lien filing fee, a WCAB panel has dismissed several liens that were activated over two hours...

California WCAB Panel Concludes That Lien Dismissal for Non-Activation Cannot Be Cured by Subsequent Payment

By David Bryan Leonard, Esq. Citations link to lexis.com unless otherwise noted. All bracketed citations link to Lexis Advance. Highlighting the immediate application of the changes brought by Senate Bill 863, a WCAB panel has concluded that failure to pay the activation fee on January 2, 2013...

California: Lien Disallowed for Surgical Hardware Provided to Pacific Hospital of Long Beach

WCAB disallows lien for surgical hardware based on admitted fraudulent activities of Michael Drobot and adverse inferences drawn against lien claimant including failure to produce documents of its ownership interests, fictitious business name statement and licensure In Olivas v. North American Plywood...