Kathy Chambliss, vs. Kaiser Foundation Hospital, Permissibly Self-insured And Administered By Sedgwick Cms,

This case is about Kathy Chambliss appealing an order from the Workers' Compensation Administrative Law Judge (WCJ) that required her to attend a medical examination. She requested that the examination be postponed, but the WCJ recommended that the petition for removal be dismissed as moot. The Workers' Compensation Appeals Board agreed and dismissed the petition for removal.

Kaiser Foundation Hospital, Permissibly Self-Insured And Administered By Sedgwick Cms, Kathy Chambliss, WORKERS’ COMPENSATION APPEALS BOARDSTATE OF CALIFORNIAKATHY CHAMBLISS,Applicant,vs.KAISER FOUNDATION HOSPITAL, Permissibly Self-Insured And Administered By SEDGWICK CMS,Defendants.Case No. ADJ9804686(Oakland District Office)OPINION AND ORDER DISMISSING PETITION FOR REMOVAL            On November 28, 2016, the Workers’ Compensation Administrative Law Judge (WCJ) issued an Order Compelling Attendance at Medical Examination compelling applicant to attend an examination with Cynthia Mitchell, M.D., on December 20, 2016. On December 21, 2016, applicant filed a Petition for Removal regarding that order requesting that the examination be postponed. Pursuant to the WCJ’s February 8, 2017 Report and Recommendation on Petition for Removal, applicant attended the December 20, 2016 examination by Dr. Mitchell who authored a January 20, 2017 report. The WCJ recommends that we dismiss removal as moot. Based on the WCJ’s recommendation, we will dismiss removal as moot./////////////////////////// ,             For the foregoing reasons,            IT IS ORDERED that the Petition for Removal is DISMISSED.        WORKERS’ COMPENSATION APPEALS BOARD        _______________________________        DEIDRA E. LOWEI CONCUR,_______________________________KATHERINE ZALEWSKICONCURRING, BUT NOT SIGNING_______________________________JOSÉ H. RAZODATED AND FILED AT SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIAMAR 20 2017SERVICE MADE ON ABOVE DATE ON THE PERSONS LISTED BELOW AT THEIR ADDRESSES AS SHOWN ON THE CURRENT OFFICIAL ADDRESS RECORD:ALBERT MACKENZIEFLETCHER & BROWNKATHY CHAMBLISSPAG/ebc ADJ9804686

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