TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on May 13, 2020

The Court of Workers’ Compensation Claims is preparing for the return of in-person hearings and has issued guidance for those involved in the proceedings. Whenever possible, however, the court asks that telephone conferencing or video conferencing continue to be used. For cases that do require in-person hearings, the procedures involve limiting who can access the court building, how far in advance parties can enter the building, rules for social distancing while in the building and rules for how to share exhibits. The rules also require everyone attending an in-person hearing to wear a mask and be able to answer six health questions in the negative. Read more in this order from the court.