SHEILA COLLINS, Employee, Petitioner,
NANA REGIONAL CORPORATION, INC., Employer,
AMERICAN ZURICH INSURANCE COMPANY, Insurer, Defendants.
AWCB Decision No. 18-0124
AWCB No. 201615256
Alaska Workers’ Compensation Board
November 27, 2018
DECISION AND ORDER ON RECONSIDERATION OF
INTERLOCUTORY DECISION AND ORDER
Wright, Designated Chair
October 30, 2018, Collins v. NANA Regional
Corporation, AWCB Decision No. 18-0113 (October 30,
2018) (Collins I), denied Sheila Collins’
(Employee) petition for review of the board designee’s
October 2, 2018 discovery order. On November 19, 2018,
Employee requested reconsideration of Collins I. On
November 27, 2018, Employee’s petition was heard on the
written record in Anchorage, Alaska. This hearing date was
set on the Board’s own motion on November 21, 2018.
Non-attorney representative Barbara Williams represented
Sheila Collins (Employee). Attorney Jeffrey Holloway
represented Nana Regional Corporation, Inc. and American
Zurich Insurance Company (Employer). The record closed on
November 27, 2018.
disputes the “portrayal of her arguments by the medical
summaries” and contends the prehearing conference
summaries have not created an adequate record. Employee
requests reconsideration of Collins I.
time in which Collins I may be reconsidered expires
before Employer’s answer to Employee’s petition
is due and Employer’s position is unknown. It is
assumed Employer opposes reconsideration.
Collins I be reconsidered.
preponderance of the evidence establishes the following facts
and factual conclusions:
1) On October 30, 2018, Collins I was filed and
served upon the parties. (Collins I.)
2) Collins I concluded the designee did not abuse
his discretion when he denied Employee’s petition for a
protective order to recover her Alaska Women’s Health
records from the agency record. (Id.)
3) On November 19, 2018, Employee filed a petition for
reconsideration of Collins I. (Request for
Reconsideration on the October 30, 2018 Order AWCB 18-0113.)
4) November 19, 2018 is 20 days after October 30, 2018.
5) On November 19, 2018, in addition to other documents that
were already in the record, Employee filed her October 17,
2018 affidavit. (Collins’ Filings, November 19, 2018.)
6) Employee’s October 17, 2018 affidavit was not a part
of the written record when the designee issued his October 2,
2018 discovery order. (Record.)