Workers' Compensation

Recent Posts

California: Discovery of Witness Statements
Posted on 28 Jan 2013 by Mark Kahn

By Mark L. Kahn (Associate Chief Judge, Retired) Arbitrator/Mediator/Attorney - Altman, Lunche & Blitstein A review of the most recent cases on the subject of discovery of witness statements leads to the conclusion that witness statements taken... Read More

California: Limitation on Use of In Camera Review
Posted on 31 Oct 2014 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

I. Intent of the Discovery Process Attention: Citations below link to Lexis Advance. The discovery process is intended to be liberally construed in favor of the person seeking information. Of course, that information must be “relevant to the... Read More

California: Privilege Rules Clarified by Court of Appeal; Update on Stevens v. W.C.A.B.
Posted on 18 Jun 2014 by Richard M. Jacobsmeyer

The Court of Appeal has ordered publication of a decision which confirms the application of Evidence Code 915 to discovery and privilege issues before the W.C.A.B. The Court had initially ordered the decision, Regents v W.C.A.B. (Lappi) , to not be published... Read More

California: Discovery of Witness Statements
Posted on 28 Jan 2013 by Mark Kahn

By Mark L. Kahn (Associate Chief Judge, Retired) Arbitrator/Mediator/Attorney - Altman, Lunche & Blitstein A review of the most recent cases on the subject of discovery of witness statements leads to the conclusion that witness statements taken... Read More