a self-insured claim is on appeal.
must a self-insurer submit a worker's written appeal to the department? A self-insurer must submit to the department a written appeal by a
worker within five working days of receipt. The date the appeal is
received by the self-insurer is considered the date the appeal is
received by the department.
(2) How may department
orders be defended in self-insured appeals?
department may ask the office of the attorney general to represent the
department at the board of industrial insurance appeals.
(3) What must a self-insurer send to the department when any party
appeals a claim to superior or appellate court?
any party appeals a claim to superior or appellate court, the
self-insurer must promptly send to the department copies of the notice
of appeal, judgment, and all other relevant information.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 51.04.020,
06-06-066, § 296-15-490, filed 2/28/06, effective 4/1/06. Statutory
Authority: RCW 51.32.190(6),
51.32.055 (8)(a) and (9)(a). 98-24-121, § 296-15-490, filed 12/2/98, effective