California: Presiding Judge Jorja Frank Holds Hearing on Los Angeles WCAB District Office’s Notice of Intent to Consolidate Interpreting Liens

Pursuing her endeavor to reduce the huge and mounting number of lien claims that are being filed at the Los Angeles WCAB, on October 25, 2010 Judge Frank, again with the assistance of Associate Chief Judge Mark Kahn, presided over a hearing in connection with her notice of intent to consolidate liens...

Presiding Judge Jorja Frank Holds Second Hearing Nov 4th on Los Angeles WCAB District Office's Notice of Intent to Consolidate Durable Medical Equipment Liens

On November 4, 2010 Judge Frank, with the assistance of DWC Associate Chief Judge Mark Kahn, and with Court Administrator Kevin Starr in attendance, held a follow-up hearing at the WCAB in Los Angeles in connection with her notice of intent to consolidate liens involving compound pharmaceuticals and...

California Presiding Judge Jorja Frank Holds Further Hearing on Los Angeles WCAB District Office’s Notice of Intent to Consolidate Interpreting Liens

On December 6, 2010 Los Angeles WCAB Presiding Judge Jorja Frank, along with Associate Chief Judge Mark Kahn, presided over a further hearing in connection the notice of intent to consolidate liens filed by interpreters. Goldman Magdalin & Krikes, LLP is currently representing clients in connection...

California EAMS: Proposed Changes to the WCAB Rules of Practice and Procedure - Dealing With Lien Claims

Lien claim procedures have always been a hot topic for workers’ compensation practitioners. Back in March, we issued a blog discussing the revisions to lien claim procedures in this new era of EAMS. Several regulations were discussed, including 8 CCR §10210 [y] and §10770 which set forth...

LexisNexis Interview: Associate Chief Judge Ellen Flynn, California Division of Workers’ Compensation

LexisNexis recently interviewed newly appointed southern region Associate Chief Judge Ellen Flynn on a warm summer day at her Anaheim Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board office. Judge Flynn had served as Presiding Judge there for 20 years, in addition to her work as a trial judge for another seven...