EAMS Public Search Tool
EAMS is a computer-based case management system that simplified and improved the Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) case management process. EAMS went live for internal users-DWC and Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board employees at DWC administration and district offices-Aug. 25, 2008. Since then, external users also now have access to case information online. The information on workers’ compensation adjudication cases provided through this search function is public information.
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There are three different filing methods on EAMS. They are JET File, E-Forms, and OCR forms. Jet File and E-Forms are filed electronically, while OCR Forms are filed manually. JET File and E-Forms are the faster options because they are done electronically. Knowing the similarities between JET Files and E-Forms begs the question, what are the differences between JET Files and E-Forms.
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How Can I Search My WCAB Info?
You’ve joined your workers’ comp case, but now what? Where do you go to get all of the information needed to gain knowledge about the case? The DIR provides a pubic search tool in EAMS that can give you all of the existing information about a case.
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What is a lien?
To put things into simple terms, filing a lien is making a claim for services an individual has provided in a workers’ compensation case. With so much going during the case, it is easy to put things like lien filing on the backburner.
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With the order by Judge Wu on the Angelotti case, the injunction on the $100 lien activation fee has been vacated, and the State of California will start accepting workers’ compensation lien activation payments starting Monday, November 9th.
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EAMS is a computer based system that improved the DWC case management process in resolving claims more easily, in improving the task of scheduling and managing court calendars, and in converting paper files into secure electronic files, reducing the need for physical storage space at local DWC offices and the State Records Center.
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