Workers' Compensation

ORS 656.228
Payments directly to beneficiary or custodian


(1)

If compensation is payable for the benefit of a beneficiary other than the injured worker, the insurer or the self-insured employer may segregate any additional compensation payable on account of that beneficiary and make payment directly to the beneficiary, if sui juris; otherwise, to the guardian or person having custody of the beneficiary.

(2)

Compensation paid to an injured worker who is a minor prior to receipt of notice by the insurer or the self-insured employer from the parent or guardian of the minor that the parent or guardian claims the compensation shall discharge the obligation to pay compensation to the extent of such payment. [Amended by 1957 c.477 §1; 1965 c.285 §25; 1981 c.854 §12]
§§ 656.001 to 656.794

Law Review Citations

55 OLR 432-445 (1976); 16 WLR 519 (1979); 22 WLR 559 (1986)

Chapter 656

Notes of Decisions

Party having affirmative of any issue must prove it by preponderance of evidence unless legislature fixes some different quantum of proof. Hutcheson v. Weyerhaeuser Co., 288 Or 51, 602 P2d 268 (1979)

Amendments to existing statutes and enactment of additional statutes by 1995 legislation generally apply to pending cases and to orders still appealable on June 7, 1995, effective date. Volk v. America West Airlines, 135 Or App 565, 899 P2d 746 (1995), Sup Ct review denied

Amendments to existing statutes and enactment of additional statutes by 1995 legislation do not extend or shorten procedural time limitations with regard to actions taken prior to June 7, 1995, effective date. Motel 6 v. McMasters, 135 Or App 583, 899 P2d 1212 (1995)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Benefit unavailability for inmates engaged in prison work programs, (1996) Vol 48, p 134

Law Review Citations

24 WLR 321, 341 (1988); 32 WLR 217 (1996)


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