Workers' Compensation

ORS 656.576
“Paying agency” defined


As used in ORS 656.578 (Workers’ election whether to sue third person or noncomplying employer for damages) to 656.595 (Precedence of cause of action), “paying agency” means the self-insured employer or insurer paying benefits to the worker or beneficiaries. [1965 c.285 §44a; 1981 c.854 §42]

Notes of Decisions

Insurer must be paying benefits at time of settlement or distribution in order to qualify as "paying agency." SAIF v. Wright, 113 Or App 267, 832 P2d 1238 (1992)

§§ 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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