Mr. Frank P. Diaz, CDMS presented at the California Applicant Attorneys’ Association (CAAA) 2013 Rating Seminar in Monterey, California on December 9, 2013. Mr. Diaz’ presentation, “How to Use a Vocational Expert in the SB863 World,” covered the Changes to California Code of Regulations, Title 8, Division 1, Chapter 4.5. Division of Workers’ Compensation, Subchapter 1.9. Rules of the Court Administrator & Subchapter 2. Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board-Rules of Practice and Procedure, Vocational Experts’ reports being used as evidence, Le Boeuf, Vocational Causation, and how to get your Vocational Expert paid. The presentation, which was well attended, was considered informative and timely by the attendees.
Mr. Frank P. Diaz has welcomed the opportunity to present at two upcoming seminars this summer for both the defense and applicant communities. He will be presenting at the California Workers’ Compensation Defense Attorneys’ Association (CWCDAA) Summer Conference in Las Vegas, California. The Conference is taking place on May 31st to June 3rd, and Mr. Diaz will be presenting with Jeffrey Fettner, Esq. and Mellissa Schafer, Esq. on Friday, June 1st regarding Vocational Strategies for Reducing Permanent Disability. Mr. Diaz will present at the California Applicant Attorneys’ Association (CAAA) Summer Convention in San Francisco, California. The Convention is taking place on June 28th to July 1st, and Mr. Diaz will be presenting with Mark Gearhart, Esq. and Joe Waxman, Esq. on Friday June 29th on “Proving an Accurate Loss of Earning Capacity “Disability” With Vocational Expert Testimony Under Ogilvie III.”