Author: Lance Johnson

March 28, 2014
by Lance Johnson

Third Party Election Letters: Administrative Rule Changes Effective April 1, 2014

OAR 438-011-0055, effective April 1, 2014, mandates a new procedure for notifying claimants of third party election rights. Paying agencies must serve a written election…

March 1, 2013
by Lance Johnson

Drivers Selling Employer’s Products are “Subject Workers.”

The Court of Appeals decided RJ Enterprises LLC of Oregon v. Department of Consumer and Business Services, February 27, 2013.  The employer sought review of…

July 10, 2012
by Lance Johnson

Court Rules Claimants’ Attorneys Need More Money

In SAIF v. Crystal L. DeLeon (06/28/2012), the Supreme Court held a claimant’s attorney is entitled to an attorney fee whenever the insurer initiates any…