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CHAPTER 4.5. DIVISION OF WORKERS' COMPENSATION
SUBCHAPTER 1.9. RULES OF THE COURT ADMINISTRATOR
ARTICLE 5. DECLARATIONS OF READINESS TO PROCEED AND OBJECTIONS AND HEARING CALENDAR

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§10256. Setting the Case.


(a) A presiding workers' compensation administrative law judge or a workers' compensation administrative law judge, using sound discretion, may on his or her own motion set any case for hearing.

(b) The parties are expected to submit for decision all matters properly in issue at a single trial and to produce all necessary evidence, including witnesses, documents, medical reports, payroll statements and all other matters considered essential in the proof of a party's claim or defense. However, a workers' compensation administrative law judge may order that the issues in a case be bifurcated and tried separately upon a showing of good cause.
     Note: Authority cited: Sections 127.5, 133, 5307(c) and 5502(a), Labor Code. Reference: Sections 5307(c) and 5502(a), 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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