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

Rule Rule 438-011-0031
Request for Oral Argument


At any time before expiration of the briefing schedule, a party may request that the Board entertain oral argument.


The Board may grant a request under section (1) of this rule or, on its own motion, at any time prior to issuance of its order schedule oral argument if the Board finds that:


The case presents an issue of first impression; and


The issue for resolution may have a significant impact on the workers’ compensation system.


Whether or not oral argument is permitted is a decision within the sole discretion of the Board.

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Jun. 8, 2021