Yesterday I did my first remote video deposition via Zoom. It went well. As the workers’ comp community looks at lockdowns and social distancing that may extend for months, workarounds and practical solutions are of great interest. At the moment, most workers’ comp attorneys are not meeting in person with clients or having the clients

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Absent action by the DWC, a lawsuit will be filed next week to force the hand of the California Division of Workers’ Compensation on the issue of video QME evals during the coronavirus crisis. My last post looked at the issue of video evals during the coronavirus emergency: http://www.workerscompzone.com/2020/03/24/video-evals-during-the-coronavirus-emergency/ On March 25, Woodland Hills attorney

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QME evaluations are part of the essential plumbing of the California workers’ comp system. If that plumbing gets too backed up, we have a major mess on our hands. COVID virus is wreaking havoc on our health system and economy right now, threatening to destroy small businesses and whole industries alike. The response of policymakers

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As I noted in my last post, the coronavirus poses a major challenge to the California economy, including the California workers’ comp system. The Bay Area economy is largely shut down under yesterday’s shelter in place orders. Other counties have ordered closures of gatherings, bars and restaurants. In a world where many workers have minimal

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