California DWC and WCAB Further Expand Hearing Options to Include Lien Trials

California’s Department of Industrial Relations announced today that the Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) and Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) will resume hearing a limited number of lien trials beginning on September 14th. Judges will hear one lien trial per day per judge, using both dedicated conference lines and the LifeSize virtual courtroom platform as needed.

SRTK will continue to monitor these developments. Read the full announcement, and please contact us with any questions about what this may mean for you.