Or. Admin. R. 438-009-0005 - Settlement Stipulations

(1) Contested matters arising out of a claim closure may be resolved by the parties at any time after the conclusion of the reconsideration proceeding under ORS 656.268, whether or not a hearing has been requested by a party.
(2) Any contested matters not arising out of a claim closure may be resolved by the parties at any time, whether or not a hearing has been requested by a party.
(3) All settlement stipulations that provide for an award of compensation for permanent partial disability for dates of injury occurring before January 1, 2005 shall recite the body part(s) for which the award(s) is (are) made and shall recite all awards in both degrees and percent of loss. In the event there is any inconsistency between the stated degrees and percent of loss awarded in a settlement stipulation, the stated percent of loss shall be controlling. For dates of injury occurring on or after January 1, 2005, all settlement stipulations that provide for an award of compensation for permanent disability shall recite the whole person impairment and work disability.
(4) For purposes of ORS 656.289(1)-(3), an Administrative Law Judge's order approving a settlement stipulation is a determination of all matters included within the terms of the settlement stipulation.
(5) All settlement stipulations shall recite whether a claim disposition agreement in the claim has been filed.

Notes

Or. Admin. R. 438-009-0005
WCB 1-1984, f. 4-5-84, ef. 5-1-84; WCB 5-1987, f. 12-18-87, ef. 1-1-88; WCB 7-1990(Temp), f. 6-14-90, cert. ef. 7-1-90; WCB 11-1990, f. 12-13-90, cert. ef. 12-31-90; WCB 3-2001, f. 11-14-01, cert. ef. 1-1-02; WCB 2-2007, f. 12-11-07, cert. ef. 1-1-08; WCB 1-2013, f. 2-11-13, cert. ef. 4-1-13

Stat. Auth.: ORS 656.726(5)

Stats. Implemented: ORS 656.268 & 656.289(1)-(3)

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