Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, Workers' Compensation Division

Rule Rule 436-001-0296
Settlements and Dismissals


(1)

If, after a request for hearing is filed but before a proposed and final order is issued, an agreement under ORS 656.236 (Compromise and release of claim matters except for medical benefits) or 656.289 (Orders of Administrative Law Judge)(4) is approved that resolves all issues in the matter within the director’s jurisdiction, the administrative law judge may issue a proposed and final order dismissing the request for hearing.
(2) If, after a request for hearing is filed but before a proposed and final order is issued, the parties reach agreement on all issues in the matter within the director’s jurisdiction, the administrative law judge may issue a proposed and final order approving the agreement and dismissing the request for hearing.
(3) If the matter within the director’s jurisdiction is consolidated with matters concerning a claim and the parties reach agreement on all issues in the matter within the director’s jurisdiction before issuance of a proposed and final order, the administrative law judge may issue a proposed and final order approving the agreement and dismissing the request for hearing.
(4) Notwithstanding OAR 436-001-0170 (Duties and Powers of the Administrative Law Judge)(2), the administrative law judge may issue a final order of dismissal when the requesting party withdraws the request for hearing and no cross-request for hearing has been filed.
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Jun. 8, 2021