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WCAB: Saturdays Don't Count for Timeliness of UR Decisions

  • State: California
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Saturdays don’t count as working days when determining whether a utilization review decision w…

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Chirag Desai Sep 18, 2019 a 5:16 pm PDT

This is a great decision for all. The business day is M-F as Sat & Sun are reserved for religious, social, and cultural time for self-care, family, and rest.

Chirag Desai Sep 18, 2019 a 5:16 pm PDT


Steven Dewberry Sep 13, 2019 a 4:09 pm PDT

Good decision, good analysis. Using same, it seems clear that no legal proceeding can be compelled on a Saturday or a Sunday. Not only legally, but socially that is an appropriate ruling. Saturdays and Sundays are often days of worship for many faiths.Jewish Shabbat is a weekly day of rest, observed from sundown on Friday until Saturday night. It is also observed by a minority of Christians, such as adherents of Messianic Judaism and Seventh-day Adventists.
In this harried world, where we are expected to be "on" 24/7, weekends should be protected and privileged from legal excursions.
This interpretation should likewise preclude PQME exams and depositions on Saturdays.

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