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WCC Deposition and Formal Hearing Charges Memorandum - January 12, 2004


MEMORANDUM NO. 2004-01

TO: Commissioners, District Administrators, Self-Insureds, Insurance Carriers, Attorneys, Unions, Medical Practitioners, and Advisory Board Members
FROM: John A. Mastropietro, Chairman
DATE: January 12, 2004
RE: Deposition and Formal Hearing Charges

Pursuant to § 31-280(11), a Claimant's treating physician may charge up to $350 per hour for testimony at a formal hearing. A treating physician is guaranteed a minimum of $350 for the first hour even if the testimony lasts less than 60 minutes. All preparation and travel time is in addition to the initial 60-minute period and shall be billed pro rata at the rate of $350 per hour.

An Employer/Respondent's examiner may charge up to $450 per hour for testimony at a formal hearing. The Employer/Respondent's examiner is guaranteed a minimum of $450 for the first hour even if the testimony lasts less than 60 minutes. All preparation and travel time is in addition to the initial 60-minute period and shall be billed pro rata at the rate of $450 per hour.

Any physician rendering services under the workers' compensation system may charge up to $300 per hour for a deposition. The physician is guaranteed a minimum of $300 for the first hour even if the deposition lasts less than 60 minutes.


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