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, CDMS and Mr. Roberto Gonzalez, Esq. presented at the California Workers’ Compensation Defense Attorneys’ Association (CWCDAA) 2012 Annual Winter Conference in Dan Point, California on November 9, 2012. The panel’s presentation was well accepted and highly acknowledged by all attendees. Their presentation, “Cross and Direct Examining the Vocational Experts,” covered strategies for the use of Vocational Expert testimony, cross and direct examination points, and impact of SB863 on the use of Vocational Expert testimony. For more information on Roberto Gonzalez, Esq., please visit: http://www.hannabrophy.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=people.personDetail&id=10511