A hearing may be deferred until a time specified in the order
of deferral if:
(1) The primary issue
is unscheduled permanent disability and the claimant is entitled to temporary
disability compensation under an Authorized Training Program, except where
there is an interruption of compensation or upon a showing of good
Consolidation with a
pending hearing under OAR 438-005-0065
(1) cannot be accomplished prior to the
time scheduled for the pending hearing; or
(3) The claimant has made a claim that the
Administrative Law Judge finds should be resolved with the pending hearing and
the insurer or self-insured employer will not be allowed the full time for
processing of the new claim under the provisions of ORS
656.262 prior to the time
scheduled for the pending hearing.
Or. Admin. R.
WCB 1-1984, f. 4-5-84, ef.
5-1-84; WCB 5-1987, f. 12-18-87, ef. 1-1-88; WCB 2-1989, f. 3-3-89, ef. 4-1-89;
WCB 7-1990(Temp), f. 6-14-90, cert. ef.
Stat. Auth.: ORS
Stats. Implemented: ORS
& ORS 656.268(8)