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Chapter 4.5. Division of Workers' Compensation
Subchapter 2. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board--Rules and Practice Procedure
Article 7. Subpoenas

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§10538. Subpoenas for Medical Information by Non-Physician Lien Claimants.

A lien claimant that is not either a “physician” as defined in Labor Code section 3209.3 or an entity described in Labor Code sections 4903.05(c)(7) and 4903.06(b) shall not issue any subpoena or subpoena duces tecum that seeks to obtain any medical information about an injured worker, but shall instead follow the procedure set forth in section 10608(c).

Note: Authority: Sections 133, 4903.6(d), 5307, 5309 and 5708, Labor Code.Reference: Sections 130, 4903.6(d) and 5710(a), Labor Code; and Sections 56.05 and 56.10, Civil Code.


1. New section filed 9-23-2013; operative 10-23-2013. Submitted as a file and print by the Workers' Compensation Appeals Board pursuant to Government Code section 11351 (Register 2013, No. 39).

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