Workers' Compensation

ORS 656.447
Sanctions against insurer for failure to comply with contracts, orders or rules


(1)

The Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services may suspend or revoke the authorization of an insurer to issue workers’ compensation insurance policies if the director, after notice to the company and giving the company an opportunity to be heard and present evidence, finds that:

(a)

The company has failed to comply with its obligations under any such policy; or

(b)

The company has failed to comply with the orders of the director or the provisions of this chapter or any rule promulgated pursuant thereto.

(2)

A suspension or revocation shall not affect the liability of any such company on any workers’ compensation insurance policy in force prior to the suspension or revocation. [1975 c.556 §37; 1977 c.430 §2; 1987 c.373 §33; 2007 c.241 §15]
§§ 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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