Lisa Rogers vs. Nobel Learning Communities/merry Hill; Chubb Group For Federal Insurance

In this case, Lisa Rogers filed a letter requesting to disqualify the workers' compensation administrative law judge (WCJ) due to a conflict of interest. However, the petition was not verified, served on all parties, or compliant with the requirements of Labor Code section 5311 or WCAB Rule 10452, so the Workers' Compensation Appeals Board dismissed the petition.

Nobel Learning Communities/Merry hill; Chubb Group for Federal Insurance Lisa Rogers WORKERS’ COMPENSATION APPEALS BOARD STATE OF CALIFORNIA LISA ROGERS, Applicant, vs. NOBEL LEARNING COMMUNITIES/ MERRYHILL; CHUBB GROUP forFEDERAL INSURANCE,Defendant.Case No. ADJ1070549 (SAC 0354129)OPINION AND ORDERDISMISSING PETITION FOR DISQUALIFICATION            On August 9, 2010, applicant, who is not represented by an attorney, filed a letter dated August 5, 2020 [sic]. The letter states, in relevant part: “At my last Status Conference with the workers’ compensation administrative law judge (WCJ)] I found her to be very rude and unprofessional towards me. I would like to disqualify her on the grounds that this would be a conflict of interest, since I did report her to the presiding Judge Joel Harter.”             We construe this letter as a petition for disqualification. However, the petition is not verified, as required by WCAB Rule 10844 (Cal. Code Regs., tit. 8, § 10844). It was not served on all the case, as required by WCAB Rule 10850. It does not comply with the 19 requirements of Labor Code section 5311 or WCAB Rule 10452. For all of these reasons, we dismiss the petition. , For the foregoing reasons, IT IS ORDERED that applicant’s letter filed August 9, 2010, construed as a petition for disqualification, is DISMISSED.WORKERS’ COMPENSATION APPEALS BOARD________________________________________FRANK M. BRASSI CONCUR,________________________________________JAMES C. CUNEO________________________________________DEIDRA E. LOWEDATED AND FILED AT SAN FRANCISCO. CALIFORNIASEPT 1 2010SERVICE MADE ON THE ABOVE DATE ON THE PERSONS LISTED BELOW AT THEIR ADDRESSES SHOWN ON THE CURRENT OFFICIAL ADDRESS RECORD.ISA ROGERSHAWORTH & BRADSHAWMR/rrm adj1070549

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