04 NCAC 10A .0602          Request for Hearing

(a)  Contested claims shall be set on the hearing docket only upon the written request of one of the parties for a hearing or rehearing of the case in dispute.  Any request for hearing shall contain the following:

(1)           the basis of the disagreement between the parties, including a statement of the issues raised by the requesting party;

(2)           the date of injury;

(3)           the part of the body injured;

(4)           the city and county where the injury occurred;

(5)           the names and addresses of all doctors and other expert witnesses whose testimony is needed by the requesting party;

(6)           the names of all lay witnesses to be called to testify for the requesting party;

(7)           an estimate of the time required for the hearing of the case; and

(8)           the telephone number(s), email address(es), and mailing address(es) of the party(ies) requesting the hearing and their legal counsel.

(b)  A Form 33 Request that Claim be Assigned for Hearing, completed in full, shall constitute compliance with this Rule.  The request for a hearing shall be filed with the Docket Section of the Commission.  A copy of the Request for Hearing shall be forwarded to the attorneys for all opposing parties, or to the opposing parties themselves, if unrepresented.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 97-80(a); 97-83;

Eff. January 1, 1990;

Amended Eff. November 1, 2014; June 1, 2000.