Requests for continuances are inconsistent with the requirement that workers' compensation proceedings be expeditious and are not favored. Continuances will be granted only upon a clear showing of good cause. Where possible, reassignment pursuant to section 10346 shall be used to avoid continuances.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 133 and 5307, Labor Code. Reference: Article XIV, Section 4, California Constitution; and Sections 5502 and 5502.5, Labor Code.
1. New section filed 10-14-2014; operative 1-1-2015 (Register 2014, No. 42). For prior history, see Register 2008, No. 47.