X-rays shall be subpoenaed only when they are relevant to pending issues and there is a present and bona fide intent to offer them in evidence. X-rays produced in violation of this rule will be ordered returned to their original custodian at the expense of the party causing them to be produced.
Upon reasonable request of a party, X-rays in the possession of, or subject to the control of, an adverse party or lien claimant shall be made available for examination by the requesting party or persons designated by that party at a time or place convenient to the persons to make the examination.
Authority cited: Sections 133 and 5307, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 4600 and 5708, Labor Code.
1. Amendment of section heading, section and Note filed 12-19-2002; operative
1-1-2003. Submitted to OAL for printing only pursuant to Government Code section
11351 (Register 2002, No. 51).