party requesting the Board's resolution of a controversy arising under the
third party law, ORS 656.576 through
656.596, shall petition the
Board for relief. The party requesting relief is the petitioner and all other
parties are respondents.
petition shall clearly identify the party seeking relief, shall clearly state
the relevant facts and the nature of the dispute and shall specify the relief
sought. All relevant evidence shall be attached to the petition. Testimonial
evidence shall be by deposition, affidavit or written interrogatories. True
copies of the petition and all attachments shall be served on all other parties
to the dispute.
(3) The Board shall
acknowledge receipt of the petition to all named parties. The respondent(s)
shall be allowed 21 days to file evidence and argument in response to the
petition. The petitioner shall be allowed 14 days to file a reply argument. The
time for filing may be extended by the Board upon motion of a party. The Board
will issue its order within a reasonable time after all argument and evidence
has been filed.
documents in civil actions under ORS
656.596 shall not be submitted
to the Board unless there is a dispute requiring resolution by the
Or. Admin. R.
WCB 5-1987, f. 12-18-87,
ef. 1-1-88; WCB 2-1989, f. 3-3-89, ef. 4-1-89; WCB 1-2013, f. 2-11-13, cert.
Stat. Auth.: ORS
Stats. Implemented: ORS