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Case Name Ward v. City of Desert Hot Springs
Date 09/25/2006
Note For claimed injuries occurring on or after 1/1/05, where claimant represented by an attorney, correct med-legal procedure for compensability is 4062.2 only; reports under 4064(d) are inadmissable.
Citation 71 CCC 1313
WCC Citation WCC 31842006 CA
WORKERS' COMPENSATION APPEALS BOARD STATE OF CALIFORNIA SIGNIFICANT PANEL DECISION Case No. RIV 0069499 KATHY WARD, Applicant, vs. CITY OF DESERT HOT SPRINGS; permissibly self-insured and administered by HAZELRIGG RISK MANAGEMENT SERVICES, Defendant. Therefore, the Order of May 5, 2006, properly denied defendant's request to compel applicant's examination pursuant to section 4064(d). On or about November 4, 2005, defendant arranged for applicant to be examined by Stuart Meisner, Ph. D. Applicant, through her counsel, refused to be examined by Dr. Meisner, asserting that the examination was impermissible pursuant to sections 4060 and 4062. 2. On May 5, 2006, the WCJ issued the Findings and Order of which defendant sought reconsideration or, in the alternative, from which it seeks removal.

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