Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, Workers' Compensation Division
Attorney Fees Awarded under ORS 656.277(1)
Attorney fees awarded under ORS 656.277 (Request for reclassification of nondisabling claim)(1) will be based on a reasonable hourly rate multiplied by the time devoted by the attorney to obtaining the reclassification order. (2) The director will determine a reasonable hourly rate of no less than $275 per hour and no more than $400 per hour. (3) When determining the time devoted by the attorney to obtain the reclassification order, the director may consider time devoted by the attorney to request reclassification from the insurer or self-insured employer and investigate issues related to the classification of the worker’s claim.