On March 31, 2020, the Chair of the Delaware Industrial Accident Board Mark Murowany issued his third order regarding hearing procedures during the COVID-19 restrictions. Moving forward, the Board has established the following:
1. All hearings through April 12, 2020, are considered suspended and continued;
2. As of April 13, 2020, there will be availability to hold hearings via video conference (WebEx), and this will include legal motions and evidentiary matters. The Court will allow video hearings under the following conditions:
3. In the event the above requirements cannot be met, the hearing will be deemed continued and rescheduled.
The above reference is significant in that it reflects the Board’s technical capacity for handling hearings electronically, including live witnesses.
For more information, please contact Geoffrey S. Lockyer at email@example.com or 302.356.1125.