California WCAB Issues Notice to Sanction Defense Counsel for Alleged False Statements

California WCAB Issues Notice to Sanction Defense Counsel for Alleged False Statements

Jean Cardinale v. First Blackhawk Financial Corporation

Sanctions—WCAB, removing matter on its own motion, issued notice of its intention to impose $250.00 sanction on defense counsel pursuant to Labor Code § 5813 and 8 Cal. Code Reg. § 10561, for filing a verified petition for reconsideration containing apparently false statements regarding applicant/loan processor’s alleged failure to list on her pre-trial statement a medical report admitted into evidence and relied upon by WCJ in finding that applicant sustained injuries during cumulative period to 2/8/2007, when, in fact, medical report had been listed as an exhibit on pre-trial statement. © Copyright 2010 LexisNexis. All rights reserved.

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Source: Calif. Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board