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Chapter 4.5. Division of Workers' Compensation
Subchapter 2. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board--Rules and Practice Procedure
Article 17. Reconsideration

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§10840. Filing Petitions for Reconsideration, Removal, and Disqualification and Answers.


(a) Except as provided in sections 10865 and 10953, petitions for reconsideration, removal, or disqualification and answers thereto may be filed with any district office of the Workers' Compensation Appeals Board or with the office of the Appeals Board in San Francisco. Duplicate copies of petitions filed with a district office shall not also be filed with any other district office or with the Appeals Board in San Francisco.

(b) Except as provided in sections 10865 and 10953, the following persons and entities may file petitions for reconsideration, removal, or disqualification (and answers thereto) electronically within EAMS:

(a) a party, lien claimant, attorney, or other representative who has been assigned an individual EAMS login and password by the Division of Workers' Compensation as part of an electronic filing trial group; and

(b) a law firm, an insurance company, a self-insured employer, a third party administrator, or lien claimant who has been assigned an organizational EAMS login and password by the Division of Workers' Compensation as part of an electronic filing trial group.


     Note: Authority cited: Sections 133, 5307, 5309 and 5708, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 5900, 5902 and 5905, Labor Code.  


 HISTORY 
   
1. Repealer and new section filed 12-16-92; operative 2-1-93 and exempt from OAL review pursuant to Government Code section 11351 (Register 92, No. 51).

2. Amendment of section heading and text filed 12-23-93; operative 1-1-94.  Submitted to OAL for printing only pursuant to  Government Code section11351 (Register 93, No. 52).

3. Amendment of article heading, section heading, section and Note filed 11-17- 2008; operative 11-17 2008. Submitted to OAL for printing only (Register 2008, No. 47).

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