2012 Regular Session


File Code: Workers' Compensation
Sponsored By:
Delegate Barnes
Workers' Compensation - Approval of Legal Services Fee - Cases Involving Medical Expenses


Requiring the Workers' Compensation Commission to approve a fee for legal services if the employer or its insurer was required to pay specified workers' compensation, a specified time period has elapsed since the last compensation payment was made in the case, the employee is claiming specified medical expenses, and the Commission held a hearing on the claim for specified medical expenses; and prohibiting the fee for legal services awarded by the Commission from exceeding a specified amount.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
First Reading Economic Matters
Hearing 2/22 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Attorneys' Fees
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Workers' Compensation
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc

Bill affects the following Statute:

Labor and Employment
( 9-731 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :
Economic Matters