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Chapter 4.5. Division of Workers' Compensation
SUBCHAPTER 1.9. RULES OF THE COURT ADMINISTRATOR
ARTICLE 3. FILING OF DOCUMENTS BY PARTIES OR LIEN CLAIMANTS

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§10236. Filing of Copies of Documents.

(a) Except as provided by section 10603, subd. (a), no "original" business, medical, or other documents shall be filed with a district office.

(b) Only a photocopy or other reproduction of an original document shall be filed, and it is presumed the filed document is an accurate representation of the original document.

(c) If a party or lien claimant alleges that a filed document is an inaccurate or unreliable, the party alleging the document is inaccurate or unreliable shall state the basis for the objection. The filing party must establish that the document is an accurate representation of the original document.

(d) A party or lien claimant that elects to retain the original of an exhibit or proposed exhibit need not retain the original after either (1) the exhibit has been authenticated at trial or (2) a settlement that resolves all pending issues has been approved and all appeals have been exhausted or the time for seeking appellate review has expired.


     Note: Authority cited: Sections 133, 5307(c) and 5500.3, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 126 and 5500.3, Labor Code.  


 HISTORY 
   
1. New section filed 11-17-2008; operative 11-17-2008 pursuant to  GovernmentCode section 11343.4 (Register 2008, No. 47).

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