Here are the latest updates from the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB). Starting September 14, 2020, the WCAB will resume holding Lien Trials, which have been postponed since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic crisis. Lien Trials will be limited to just one per judge per day.
Please note that the California Division of Workers’ Compensation and the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) have implemented recent changes, including adding video conferencing capabilities for trials, effective August 12, 2020. Everyone needs to download the LifeSize app to participate.
Employment is being talked about in entirely new ways across the United States, particularly in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Here are three articles that particularly resonated with our team.
WorkCompCentral’s Work Comp World featured an article this week about our co-managing partner, Jeff Adelson, titled Why I Ended Up in Workers’ Compensation. The full article is a great read.
Please note, effective June 8, 2020, there are changes to the current emergency procedures for hearings at the WCAB.