EDEXIS NEWS


News and information from the trusted team at EDEX Information Systems. Mostly California Workers' Comp related, with a little behind-the-scenes commentary from our creative team of Superheroes.
by Julia Burns

Whose Name Should Go In The Signature Field?

EAMS S-SIGNATURE “An S signature on the e-form shall consist of the letter S followed by the name of the person signing the document…” On your EAMS filings, you will see “S-signatures” as allowed by EAMS electronic filing regulations. This is similar to the electronic signature format found in other courts, although other courts also...

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by Chris Floyd

State DWC EAMS Upgrade Causes September Data Problems

The State of California upgrade to its EAMS application over labor Day weekend caused a nearly month-long data problem for the state EDEX servers. Over Labor Day weekend in early September 2018, the State of California upgraded its EAMS court system with new software. These changes had unexpected side effects which created data reporting errors...

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by Julia Burns

Companion Case DOR Available NOW

It’s easy and fast to file companion case DORs, but it’s not all sunshine and roses. There’s definitely hurdles. It’s easy and fast to add companion cases to your DOR filing – but you may find that it’s not quite as successful at actually calendaring your cases. Even a failed companion case DOR may help...

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by Julia Burns

Click and Deliver with EDEXIS

EDEXIS Prints and Delivers All Your Mail For You! You already use Print and Deliver services when filing into EAMS. When you have other documents and reports to copy and serve, you can turn to EDEXIS. Simply upload your documents to your EDEXIS account, and order delivery, even if you’re not filing at all. Enter...

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by Julia Burns

Workers’ Compensation Data Outage Continues

State Computer Errors Cause Massive Workers’ Compensation Data Outage If you’re a player in the state workers’ compensation system you are likely wondering where your data is. The answer? It’s locked inside a state computer that lost its keys – at least figuratively. The broken process, known as Secure File Transfer, is managed by the...

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by Andrea Macon

New SB1160 Lien Declaration Details Revealed by the State

SB 1160 Requirements Have Finally Been Revealed! It’s been a few months since California Governor Jerry Brown signed SB1160. And the DWC is finally releasing the details of the SB1160 Lien Declaration and there is more to know than meets the eye.    When filing the retroactive declaration, you will need to reference the original...

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by Julia Burns

Spot Defense Attorneys With a Quick Glance

Defense Attorneys Easily Identified for Service with party type LD EDEXIS is at it again – saving our users time by marking Defense Attorneys on the EAMS Case Party Service List. You can quickly select which Defense Attorneys you need to serve! Look for the “LD” (Lawfirm for Defense) party type code on the left-hand...

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by Andrea Macon

New EDEXIS Report & Dogs With Confetti

Another custom report is available for our users – this one helps break down your invoices. NEW FEATURE – INVOICE AUDIT REPORT BY USER Ask and you shall receive (Usually.  I mean really, for the LAST time, we cannot bring you your cup of coffee.  We’d like to be that helpful, but there are limits.  Not...

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by Julia Burns

#TeamEDEXIS is on the Run! Come Join us for Some Healthy Fun

Because #TeamEDEXIS believes that healthy employees are happy employees… … you will find #TeamEDEXIS supporting great local events like the Motivate Our Youth 5k Fun Run, which promotes health and helps fund physical education at our county elementary schools. This new fun run is sponsored by Motivate Personal Fitness Academy and happens at the end...

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by Andrea Macon

SB 1160 Signed by Governor Jerry Brown

Starting January 1, 2017 lien claimants must file a new declaration with every lien. As always, we’re here to help you comply. Starting January 1, 2017 lien claimants will need to file a new declaration with each NEW LIEN stating:  Under penalty of perjury, that the dispute is not subject to an independent bill review and independent...

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by Julia Burns

Improved Filing Defaults Mean Less Data Entry For You

EDEXIS filers are already spoiled with auto-population and streamlined form filing – but there’s always room for improvement. Your EDEXIS programmers are hard at work every day to improve and enhance EDEXIS filing. The Default Settingsnow include a few additional fields that no longer need to be typed for every filing. Take a couple minutes to...

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by Chris Floyd

#TeamEDEXIS – Supporting Those Who Share Our Values

We promote success by recognizing people and organizations that share our company values. The family, the environment, animal rescue and feeding the hungry. That’s what we’re all about.Many companies treat employees like numbers. I know some of my former employers did. Perhaps you’ve felt like a number in the past or, even worse, you’re treated...

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by Andrea Macon

SB 1160: A Few Rotten Apples in Workers’ Comp

One rotten apple always ruins the bunch, so changes are on the horizon again for the California workers’ comp system. Senate Bill 1160 is moving forward and will be in Governor Jerry Brown’s hands for his signature very soon. When signed, California is hoping to weed out potentially fraudulent liens. In the Department of Industrial Relations August...

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by Julia Burns

Remembering the Butte Fire, One Year Later

Having trouble reaching our office by phone? Hopefully Amador and Calaveras counties aren’t on fire. Again. It’s wildfire season again in California, and our thoughts are with our clients who may be currently affected by the remarkably active fire season this year. The Soberanes fire, at a whopping 105,705 acres down south, and the Willard...

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