DWC and WCAB Expand Hearing Schedule at the District Offices

The Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) and Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) continue to improve their operations during the COVID-19 pandemic. https://www.dir.ca.gov/DIRNews/2020/2020-37.html The following changes are effective May 4: Hearing Procedures Starting May 4 DWC will continue to hear all mandatory settlement conferences, priority conferences, status conferences and expedited hearings telephonically via theindividually assigned judges’ conference lines as […]

California Department of Industrial Relations – Require Appearances by Phone

Beginning April 13, all DWC judges in California will hear cases (excluding trials and lien conferences) by an individually assigned TOLL-FREE conference line. A list of all-conference line numbers has been posted online at https://www.dir.ca.gov/dwc/dir2.htm There will be a DWC staff person on the phone to direct you on what to do. If the judge […]

COVID-19 Update

To our valued clients, We know all of you are diligently working to determine how best to navigate the challenges imposed by the COVID-19 virus and its consequences, many still unknown.  We too have been evaluating our options and would like to share with you, our valued clients, how D’Andre Law is responding to this […]

Celebrating the life of Joseph J. D’Andre

On Sept 25th, 2019 D’Andre Law lost its patriarch and founder, Joseph J. D’Andre. Joe passed away peacefully with his family right by his side. This day also happened to be Joe’s 89th birthday AND his 65th wedding anniversary. Joe always had a flair for significant events and, true to form, his departure will always […]

Welcome… Sit down and pull up a chair…

Welcome to our inaugural issue of The Legal Lion, a special newsletter from the talented team at D’Andre Law. Our newsletter will cover not only what’s new at the firm but also keep you up to date on case law changes and what’s happening in the world of Workers’ Compensation defense. Our industry is ever […]