Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0800-02-21-.24 - VOLUNTARY DISMISSAL

(1) A party may move to voluntarily dismiss a petition for benefit determination only once. If an employee has been awarded temporary benefits through an interlocutory order or a motion for summary judgment is pending, a party may not move to voluntarily dismiss the petition. If the motion for voluntary dismissal is granted, either party may file a new claim within ninety (90) days of the order granting the voluntary dismissal.
(2) A voluntary dismissal is effective as of the date the order of dismissal is issued by the clerk.
(3) If a claim is voluntarily dismissed, the party that sought the dismissal must pay a filing fee of one hundred fifty dollars ($150). The fee is due and payable on the date the order of voluntary dismissal is entered.


Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0800-02-21-.24
Repeal and new rules filed May 3, 2019; effective August 1, 2019. Amendments filed November 10, 2021; effective February 8, 2022. Amendments filed September 22, 2023; effective 12/21/2023.

Authority: T.C.A. §§ 4-3-1409, 50-6-233, and 50-6-239.

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