Tag: Workers Compensation

What's Different About a Workers’ Compensation Deposition?

| by Heather Duncan, Esq.

Depositions in workers’ compensation cases are slightly different from those in California state court or federal court civil cases. In a workers’ compensation case the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board is the trial court and the case is governed by the California Labor Code.

California Labor Code section 5710 (a) provides:

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Why We Have to Work Together

| by Barry Harris Hinden, Esq.

There may be an opportunity for disability discrimination (employment lawyers), personal injury, and workers’ compensation attorneys to benefit through cooperation.  Many workers’ compensation claims overlap with employment discrimination cases.  Likewise, many workers’ compensation claims involve personal injury, products liability, premises liability, and/or construction site injury claims.

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