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EAMS: Why Is Venue So Vexing?

One of the most common issues that occur with EAMS has to do with those elusive venue statutes and regs: LC §§ 5501.5 , 5501.6 and 8 CCR §§ 10409 , 10410 , 10411 , 10412 , 10210 (jj), 10301 (gg) & 10232 (a)(9). It all starts with the “Application for Adjudication of...

California EAMS: Avoid Trips and Tricks – Adhere to Our Triple Top Tips

Set for below are three top tips for easing through the current litigation process. They include: Forms to Expedite the Panel QME Process State Bar now Requires Email Addresses From all Members Procedure to Obtain an Emergency Stay 1. New Forms Make Obtaining a Panel QME Easier...

California EAMS: Tips for Filing Petitions for Reconsideration

Electronic filing of documents has provided an opportunity for the WCAB to revamp their rules on Petitions for Reconsideration. Failure to follow these rules may result in denial of your argument, or worse, the imposition of sanctions. AD Rule §10561 allows the WCAB to impose sanctions, on its own...

California DWC Goes to the Movies

Always eager to both educate and entertain, the DWC has issued its latest video sensation, “OCR Forms Unleashed.” This sequel to the ever popular “OCR Forms Gone Wild” has been called derivative of Fellini by some critics, but it’s a definite “must see” if you...

Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the DWC Forum…A New DWC 1 Form Was Created

Have you ever noticed the side menu on the DWC website and wondered, “What’s the difference between ‘Participate in DWC rulemaking’ and ‘Participate in a DWC forum’?” Good question! The latter conjures up images of that classic Sondheim musical, A Funny Thing...

EAMS: Walk Through the Walk-Through Reg. 10280 in Ten Easy Steps

When I tell my non-workers’ comp friends that I handled 14 “walk-throughs” today, they get all sort of interesting images in their heads. Some imagine a beauty pageant type of promenade of attorneys through the courtroom. Others think it is some sort of new video feature of EAMS, where...