The Agreement Section processes and records all Settlement Agreements/Forms 110s received by the Department. Settlement Agreements are voluntary Agreements reached between the Parties involved including employee and employer/insurance carrier. Pre-litigation Agreements are reviewed by the Agreements staff for accuracy/completeness and approved by the Chief Administrative Law Judge if they meet the statutory/regulatory requirements. In Fiscal Year 2013-2014, a total of 7,148 Settlement Agreements were processed and recorded.
This section also processes and records Settlement Agreements approved by all other Administrative Law Judges.
Motions to Substitute Party (widow's benefits) are also processed and approved in the Agreement Section
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