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

Rule Rule 438-009-0028
Announcement of CDA Approval Order


(1)

Except as provided in section (2) of this rule, the announcement that a Claim Disposition Agreement has received approval by the Administrative Law Judge who mediated the agreement or the Board may be provided in the following manner:

(a)

For registered users, notification will be provided through the Board’s website portal (https://www.portal.wcb.oregon.gov);

(b)

The announcement of the order approving a Claim Disposition Agreement will be posted on the Board’s website, which shall constitute notice of the approval of the agreement to the party and the party’s attorney; or

(c)

By postcards as prescribed in sections (3) and (4) of this rule.

(2)

For unrepresented claimants, the announcement that a Claim Disposition Agreement has received approval by the Administrative Law Judge who mediated the agreement or the Board shall be provided by postcards as prescribed in sections (3) and (4) of this rule.

(3)

With the exception of a Claim Disposition Agreement described in section (2) of this rule, the parties may also file self-addressed “Announcement of CDA Approval Order” postcards which shall be mailed by the Administrative Law Judge who mediated the agreement or the Board to all parties and their attorneys if the claim disposition agreement is approved. The Administrative Law Judge who mediated the agreement may also physically deliver the postcards to all parties and their attorneys as provided in OAR 438-009-0030 (Claim Disposition Agreements; Stay of Other Proceedings; Payment of Proceeds)(6).

(4)

The postcard, which shall be in a form prescribed by the Board, shall provide the following information:

(a)

The claimant’s name;

(b)

The claim number; and

(c)

Blank spaces for the Administrative Law Judge who mediated the agreement or the Board to insert:

(A)

The CDA case number; and

(B)

The date when the claim disposition agreement was approved.

(5)

If an insufficient number of postcards is filed by the parties or if any postcard lacks the information set forth in section (4) of this rule, the Administrative Law Judge who mediated the agreement or the Board may follow the procedures described in OAR 438-009-0020 (Claim Disposition Agreements; Form)(4).
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Jun. 8, 2021