§ 110 As used in this chapter:(a) “Appeals board” means the Workers’ …
§ 111 The Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board, consisting of seven members, …
§ 112 The members of the appeals board shall be appointed by the Governor …
§ 113 The Governor shall designate the chairman of the appeals board from …
§ 115 Actions of the appeals board shall be taken by decision of a majority …
§ 116 The seal of the appeals board bearing the inscription “Workers’ …
§ 117 The administrative director may appoint an attorney licensed to …
§ 119 The attorney shall:(a) Represent and appear for the state and …
§ 120 The administrative director and the chairman of the appeals board may …
§ 121 The chairman of the appeals board may authorize its secretary and any …
§ 122 The administrative director shall appoint a medical director who …
§ 123 The administrative director may employ necessary assistants, …
§ 123.3 Any official reporter employed by the administrative director shall …
§ 123.5 (a) Workers’ compensation administrative law judges employed by …
§ 123.6 (a) All workers’ compensation administrative law judges employed …
§ 123.7 The appeals board may, by rule or regulation, establish procedures …
§ 124 (a) In administering and enforcing this division and Division 4 …
§ 125 The administrative director shall cause to be printed and furnished …
§ 126 The Division of Workers’ Compensation, including the administrative …
§ 127 The administrative director may do all of the …
§ 127.1 (a) The administrative director, with input from the Commission …
§ 128 The appeals board may accept appointment as deputy commissioner …
§ 129 (a) To make certain that injured workers, and their dependents …
§ 129.5 (a) The administrative director may assess an administrative …
§ 130 The appeals board and each of its members, its secretary, assistant …
§ 131 Each witness who appears by order of the appeals board or any of its …
§ 132 The superior court in and for the county in which any proceeding is …
§ 132a It is the declared policy of this state that there should not be …
§ 133 The Division of Workers’ Compensation, including the administrative …
§ 134 The appeals board or any member thereof may issue writs or summons, …
§ 135 In accordance with rules of practice and procedure that it may adopt, …
§ 138 The administrative director may appoint a deputy to act when he or …
§ 138.1 The administrative director shall be appointed by the Governor with …
§ 138.2 (a) The headquarters of the Division of Workers’ Compensation …
§ 138.3 The administrative director shall, with respect to all injuries, …
§ 138.4 (a) For the purpose of this section, “claims administrator” …
§ 138.5 The Division of Workers’ Compensation shall cooperate in the …
§ 138.6 (a) The administrative director, in consultation with the …
§ 138.7 (a) Except as expressly permitted in subdivision (b), a person …
§ 138.8 (a) On or before January 1, 2024, and annually thereafter, the …
§ 139.2 (a) The administrative director shall appoint qualified medical …
§ 139.21 (a) (1) The administrative director shall promptly suspend, …
§ 139.3 (a) Notwithstanding any other law, to the extent those services …
§ 139.31 The prohibition of Section 139.3 shall not apply to or restrict any …
§ 139.32 (a) For the purpose of this section, the following definitions …
§ 139.4 (a) The administrative director may review advertising copy to …
§ 139.43 (a) No person or entity shall advertise, print, display, …
§ 139.45 (a) In promulgating regulations pursuant to Sections 139.4 and …
§ 139.47 The Director of Industrial Relations shall establish and maintain a …
§ 139.48 (a) There is in the department a return-to-work program …
§ 139.5 (a) (1) The administrative director shall contract with one …
§ 139.6 (a) The administrative director shall establish and effect …

Terms Used In California Codes > Labor Code > Division 1 > Chapter 5 - Division of Workers' Compensation

  • Administrative director: means the Administrative Director of the Division of Workers' Compensation. See California Labor Code 110
  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Agency: means the Labor and Workforce Development Agency. See California Labor Code 18.5
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Appeals board: means the Workers' Compensation Appeals Board. See California Labor Code 110
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Attorney-at-law: A person who is legally qualified and licensed to practice law, and to represent and act for clients in legal proceedings.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Board: means the Scholarshare Investment Board established pursuant to subparagraph (B) of paragraph (2) of subdivision (a) of Section 69984. See California Education Code 69999.8
  • Chief judge: The judge who has primary responsibility for the administration of a court but also decides cases; chief judges are determined by seniority.
  • commission: means the Student Aid Commission created by this article. See California Education Code 69515
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Department: means Department of Industrial Relations. See California Labor Code 19
  • Director: means Director of Industrial Relations. See California Labor Code 20
  • Division: means the Division of Workers' Compensation. See California Labor Code 110
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Medical director: means the physician appointed by the administrative director pursuant to Section 122. See California Labor Code 110
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: means any person, association, organization, partnership, business trust, limited liability company, or corporation. See California Labor Code 18
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Plea agreement: An arrangement between the prosecutor, the defense attorney, and the defendant in which the defendant agrees to plead guilty in exchange for special considerations. Source:
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Qualified medical evaluator: means physicians appointed by the administrative director pursuant to Section 139. See California Labor Code 110
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development. See California Labor Code 19.5
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Labor Code 12.2
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • subscription: includes mark when the signer or subscriber can not write, such signer's or subscriber's name being written near the mark by a witness who writes his own name near the signer's or subscriber's name. See California Labor Code 17
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Usury: Charging an illegally high interest rate on a loan. Source: OCC
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Violation: includes a failure to comply with any requirement of the code. See California Labor Code 22
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.