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The Oregon Administrative Rules contain OARs filed through July 15, 2014

 

Department of Consumer and Business Services

Workers' Compensation Board

DIVISION 5

ADOPTION; DEFINITIONS; CONSTRUCTION; NOTICES REQUIRED

438-005-0005 Statutory Authority

438-005-0011 Effective Date; Applicability

438-005-0015 Unacceptable Conduct

438-005-0030 Safety Rules Reference

438-005-0035 Board Policy

438-005-0037 Penalty for Failure to Comply with Rules

438-005-0040 General Definitions

438-005-0046 Filing and Service of Documents; Correspondence

438-005-0050 Notice of Claim Acceptance and Hearing Rights Under ORS 656.262(6)(d)

438-005-0053 Notice of Denial of Responsibility

438-005-0055 Notice of Claim Denial and Hearing Rights

438-005-0060 Notice of Partial Denial and Hearing Rights

438-005-0065 Manner of Giving Notice

438-005-0070 Request for Hearing

438-005-0072 Expedited Hearing/Compensation Stayed under ORS 656.313

438-005-0075 Duty to Forward Misdirected Request

DIVISION 6

PROCEDURES PRIOR TO HEARING IN ORDINARY CASES

438-006-0020 Acknowledgment; Notice of Conference and Hearing in Ordinary Hearing Process

438-006-0031 Specification of Issues

438-006-0036 Response

438-006-0037 Waiver of Notice

438-006-0045 Motions, Arguments

438-006-0050 Preliminary Rulings

438-006-0055 Depositions

438-006-0062 Prehearing Conference

438-006-0064 Prehearing Matters Regarding Multiple Employer/Insurer Cases

438-006-0065 Consolidation/Joinder/Bifurcation

438-006-0071 Failure of Party to Pursue or to Appear at Hearing

438-006-0075 Expedited Remedy for Failure to Pay Temporary Disability

438-006-0078 Request for Expedited Hearing

438-006-0081 Postponement of Hearings

438-006-0091 Continuances

438-006-0095 Change of Administrative Law Judge

438-006-0099 Ex Parte Communications

438-006-0100 Representation by Counsel

438-006-0110 Hearing Security

438-006-0115 Motion to Dismiss a Party under ORS 656.308 (2)(c)

DIVISION 7

EVIDENCE — HEARINGS

438-007-0005 Medical and Vocational and Other Documentary Evidence

438-007-0010 Competency of Vocational Experts

438-007-0015 Entitlement to Claims Information — Disclosure Requirements

438-007-0016 Disclosure of Expert Witness Required

438-007-0017 Impeachment Evidence

438-007-0018 Exchange and Admission of Exhibits at Hearing

438-007-0019 Testimony at Hearings

438-007-0020 Subpoenas; Witness Fees

438-007-0022 Manner of Taking Testimony of Lay Witnesses

438-007-0023 Order of Presentation of Evidence and Argument at Hearing

438-007-0024 Offers of Proof

438-007-0025 Reconsideration

438-007-0027 Hearing for Purpose of Own Motion Recommendation

438-007-0030 Unofficial Recording of Hearing Prohibited

438-007-0040 Electronic Documents

DIVISION 9

COMPROMISE AND SETTLEMENT

438-009-0001 Special Definitions

438-009-0005 Settlement Stipulations

438-009-0010 Disputed Claim Settlements

438-009-0015 Notice of Settlement; Submission of Documents

438-009-0020 Claim Disposition Agreements; Form

438-009-0022 Required Information in a Claim Disposition Agreement

438-009-0023 Notice of Claimant Required

438-009-0025 Claim Disposition Agreements; Processing

438-009-0028 Announcement of CDA Approval Order

438-009-0030 Claim Disposition Agreements; Stay of Other Proceedings; Payment of Proceeds

438-009-0035 Reconsideration of Claim Disposition Agreements

DIVISION 10

APPLICABILITY OF THE PERMANENT DISABILITY RATING STANDARDS

438-010-0010 Effective Date for Applying Disability Standards

DIVISION 11

BOARD REVIEW; THIRD PARTY ORDERS

438-011-0005 Request for Board Review

438-011-0010 Applicability

438-011-0015 Scope of Board Review

438-011-0020 Briefs and Other Documents

438-011-0022 Expedited Review

438-011-0023 Request for Recusal of Board Member

438-011-0025 Motions That Toll Time

438-011-0030 Motion for Waiver of Rules

438-011-0031 Request for Oral Argument

438-011-0032 Procedure at Oral Argument

438-011-0035 Review; Board Order; Reconsideration

438-011-0045 Third Party Orders

438-011-0055 Third Party Election Letter

DIVISION 12

BOARD'S OWN MOTION JURISDICTION

438-012-0001 Definitions

438-012-0016 Communication With Board and Parties in Own Motion Cases

438-012-0017 Written Argument and Other Documents

438-012-0018 Applicability of Rules; Effective Date

438-012-0020 Insurer to Process Own Motion Claim: Notice and Contents of Claim; Worsened Condition Claim; "Post-aggravation Rights" New Medical Condition or Omitted Medical Condition Claim; Pre-1966 Injury Claim

438-012-0030 Insurer Recommendation of Reopening or Denial of Claim; Voluntary Reopening

438-012-0031 Notification of Pending Proceedings

438-012-0032 Consent of Designation of Paying Agent

438-012-0035 Temporary Disability Compensation

438-012-0036 Permanent Disability Compensation

438-012-0037 Payment of Medical Benefits

438-012-0040 Action by Board after Insurer Recommendation

438-012-0050 Board Will Act Unless Claimant Has Not Exhausted Other Available Remedies

438-012-0055 Closure of Claims Reopened Under ORS 656.278

438-012-0060 Board Review of Insurer Closure; Referral for Medical Arbiter Evaluation

438-012-0061 Board Review of Voluntary Reopening of an Own Motion Claim

438-012-0062 Referral of Request for Enforcement of Board's Own Motion Order to Hearings Division

438-012-0065 Reconsideration of Own Motion Orders

438-012-0110  Penalty for Unreasonable Failure to Comply or Untimely Compliance with Board Own Motion Rules

DIVISION 13

EXPEDITED CLAIMS SERVICE

438-013-0005 Expedited Claims Service Established

438-013-0010 Referral of Request for Hearing to Expedited Claims Service

438-013-0015 Determination of Amount in Controversy

438-013-0020 Representation of Parties in Expedited Claims

438-013-0025 Notice of Hearing Date

438-013-0030 Hearings in Expedited Claims; Informal Dispute Resolution

438-013-0035 Postponements and Continuances

438-013-0040 Order of Administrative Law Judge; Review

DIVISION 15

ATTORNEY FEES

438-015-0003 Authority for Adoption

438-015-0005 Definitions

438-015-0010 General Principles

438-015-0011 Attorney Retainer Agreement

438-015-0015 Charge for Legal Services Must Be Authorized

438-015-0019 Cost Bill Procedures

438-015-0022 Attorney Fee Lien Procedures

438-015-0025 Maximum Attorney Fees Out of Compensation

438-015-0029 Request at Board Review Level for Assessed Fees

438-015-0030 Attorney Fees When There is No Hearing

438-015-0035 Attorney Fees When a Claimant Requests a Hearing on a Denied Claim

438-015-0038 Attorney Fees When a Claimant Requests a Hearing on a Responsibility Denial

438-015-0040 Attorney Fees When a Claimant Requests a Hearing on Extent of Permanent Disability

438-015-0045 Attorney Fees When a Claimant Requests a Hearing on Extent of Temporary Disability

438-015-0050 Attorney Fees in Connection with Disputed Claim Settlements

438-015-0052 Attorney Fees in Connection with Claim Disposition Agreements

438-015-0055 Attorney Fees When a Claimant Requests Review by the Board

438-015-0065 Attorney Fees When Insurer or Self-Insured Employer Requests a Hearing

438-015-0070 Attorney Fees When Insurer or Self-Insured Employer Requests or Cross-Requests Review by the Board

438-015-0080 Attorney Fees in Own Motion Cases

438-015-0082 Timely Payment of Attorney Fees

438-015-0085 Payment of Attorney Fees Out of Compensation; Fee Not Subject to Offset

438-015-0090 Attorney Fees in Proceeding Under ORS 656.307

438-015-0095 Attorney Fees in Third-Party Cases

438-015-0110 Attorney Fees in Cases Involving ORS 656.262(11)(a)

DIVISION 16

BOARD REVIEW OF DIRECTOR'S ORDER FINDING NO BONA FIDE
MEDICAL SERVICES DISPUTE

438-016-0005 Request for Board Review

438-016-0010 Acknowledgment of Request for Review; Record

438-016-0015 Scope of Review

438-016-0020 Briefs and Other Documents

438-016-0025 Board Decision; Reconsideration; No Further Review

DIVISION 19

MEDIATION

438-019-0000 Special Definitions

438-019-0010 Mediator Qualifiications

438-019-0020 Standards of Mediator Conduct

438-019-0030 Confidentiality

438-019-0040 Standards of Conduct for Attorneys and Parties

438-019-0050 Requests for Mediation

438-019-0060 Settlement Agreements

DIVISION 20

INTERPRETERS

438-020-0001 Special Definitions

438-020-0005 ALJ Designation

438-020-0010 Notice of Need for and Appointment of Interpreter

438-020-0015 Removal of Interpreter

438-020-0020 Cancellation

DIVISION 21

BOARD MEETINGS

438-021-0005 Purpose

438-021-0010 Regularly Scheduled Meetings

438-021-0015 Duties of the Chairperson

438-021-0020 Consultation of the Board

DIVISION 22

RULEMAKING PROCEDURES

438-022-0005 Adoption of Attorney General's Model Rules; Notice of Rulemaking

438-022-0010 Notice of Rulemaking  

DIVISION 82

RULES OF PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE FOR APPEALS UNDER THE
COMPENSATION ACT FOR VICTIMS OF CRIME

438-082-0001 Statutory Authority; Adoption Procedures

438-082-0005 Applicability; Effective Date; Repeal of Prior Rules

438-082-0010 Definitions

438-082-0015 Request for Review by Board

438-082-0020 Notification of Department; Premature Request for Review

438-082-0025 Acknowledgement of Request for Review; Record

438-082-0030 Standard of Review; Review Without Hearing

438-082-0035 Fact Finding Hearing

438-082-0040 Conduct of Hearing; Evidence; Proposed Order; Notice to Parties

438-082-0045 Board Decision

438-082-0050 Reconsideration; No Further Review

438-082-0055 Representation by Counsel; Charging of Fee Prohibited

DIVISION 85

RULES OF PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE FOR CONTESTED CASES UNDER
THE OREGON SAFE EMPLOYMENT ACT

Scope; Policy; Definitions

438-085-0006 Scope; Authority

438-085-0010 Effective Date; Applicability

438-085-0017 Board Policy; Liberal Construction

438-085-0021 Number

438-085-0026 Definitions

Filing Appeals

438-085-0111 Form and Content of Request for Hearing

438-085-0116 Where to File a Request for Hearing

438-085-0131 Computing Time Periods

438-085-0141 Untimely Requests for Hearing

Jurisdiction Over Appeals: Untimely Appeals

438-085-0200 Special Definitions

438-085-0210 Mediator Qualifications

438-085-0216 Untimely Appeals

438-085-0220 Standards of Mediator Conduct

438-085-0240 Standards of Conduct for Representatives and Parties

438-085-0250 Requests for Mediation

438-085-0260 Mediation Agreements

Procedures in Response to Appeals

438-085-0305 Transmittal of Documents to Hearings Division

438-085-0306 Hearings Division Response to Request for Hearing

Parties and Representatives; Employee Third-Party Rights and Notice; Access to Documents

438-085-0406 Necessary Parties; Adding Parties

438-085-0411 Employee Rights

438-085-0426 Intervention

438-085-0431 Representatives of Parties

438-085-0436 Access to Documents

Captions; Form of Documents; Pleadings;
Amendments; Service

438-085-0506 Captions of Cases

438-085-0511 Form of Documents

438-085-0526 Amendments as of Right

438-085-0531 Correction of Defective Request for Hearing

438-085-0541 Service of Documents on Other Parties

438-085-0545 Proof of Service

438-085-0550 Ex Parte Communications

Closing Cases by Withdrawal or Settlement

438-085-0606 Withdrawal of Request for Hearing

438-085-0611 Withdrawal by Affected Employee, Authorized Representative, or Intervenor

438-085-0616 Withdrawal by OR-OSHA

438-085-0621 Settlement

438-085-0631 Sanctions for Failure to File Document

Pre-Hearing Procedures

438-085-0710 Setting and Notice of Hearing

438-085-0715 Place of Hearing

438-085-0718 Hearing Security

438-085-0720 Postponement or Continuance of Hearing

438-085-0725 Statement of Issues; Pre-Hearing Conference

438-085-0730 Consolidation or Separation

438-085-0735 Motions

438-085-0740 Discovery

438-085-0745 Subpoenas

438-085-0750 Change of Administrative Law Judge

438-085-0755 Extensions of Time

Hearings

438-085-0800 Special Circumstances; Waiver of Rules

438-085-0805 Duties and Powers of Administrative Law Judge

438-085-0810 Failure to Appear

438-085-0815 Record and Transcript of Hearing

438-085-0820 Burden of Proof

438-085-0825 Conduct of Hearing

438-085-0835 Exclusion of Witness From Hearing Room

438-085-0840 Rules of Evidence

438-085-0845 Official Notice

438-085-0850 Offers of Proof

438-085-0855 Exhibits

438-085-0860 View of Premises

438-085-0865 Opinion and Order of Administrative Law Judge

438-085-0870 Reconsideration


Notes
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