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Angelo Tota vs. Verizon Services; Sedgwick

Verizon Services; Sedgwick Angelo Tota WORKERS’ COMPENSATION APPEALS BOARDSTATE OF CALIFORNIAANGELO TOTA, Applicant,vs.VERIZON SERVICES; SEDGWICK, Defendants.Case No. ADJ7047735 (Long Beach District Office)OPINION AND ORDER DISMISSING PETITION FOR RECONSIDERATION            On April 10, 2013, a workers’ compensation administrative law judge (WCJ) issued an Order Allowing Costs under Labor Code1 section 5811 (Order), wherein he ordered defendant Sedgwick to pay the sum of $71.25 to applicant’s former attorneys, the Law Offices of Gaylord & Nantais, based on their petition for costs of March 19, 2013.            The Law Offices of Robert Wheatley filed a verified Petition for Reconsideration on behalf of defendants Verizon Services and Sedgwick CMS seeking reconsideration of the Order. The Petition contends in pertinent part that the Order was improper because “applicant” did not require the services of an interpreter at his deposition. The Petition was served on defendant Sedgwick CMS and applicant’s former attorneys, but was not served on applicant Angelo Tota, applicant’s current attorneys, the Law Offices of Ronald M. Canter, defendant Broadspire, or defendant’s attorneys, Floyd, Skeren & Kelly.            We did not receive a response from any party. We did not receive a Report and Recommendation on Petition for Reconsideration (Report) from the WCJ in response to the Petition for Reconsideration.            We have reviewed the record and considered the allegations of the Petition for Reconsideration. Based on our review of the record, for the reasons stated below, we will dismiss the Petition for Reconsideration. 1 Unless otherwise stated, all statutory references are to the Labor Code. ,             On January 11, 2012, Floyd, Skeren & Kelly filed a notice of representation of defendant National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh as administered by Sedgwick CMS. ‘            On August 31, 2012, applicant’s former attorneys filed a petition seeking paym


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