Klipp, 071321 ARWC, H007805

Docket NºClaim H007805
Case DateJuly 13, 2021
CourtKansas
BALIN KLIPP, EMPLOYEE CLAIMANT
PACE INDUSTRIES LLC, EMPLOYER RESPONDENT
SENTRY INSURANCE, INSURANCE CARRIER RESPONDENT
Claim No. H007805
Arkansas Workers Compensation
Before the Arkansas Workers' Compensation Commission
July 13, 2021
         Hearing before ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE JOSEPH C. SELF, in Spnngdale, Washington County, Arkansas.           Claimant is pro se, failed to appear at hearing.           Respondents represented by JAMES A. ARNOLD II, Attorney, Fort Smith, Arkansas.          OPINION /ORDER           JOSEPH C. SELF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE          On October 14, 2020, claimant filed Form AR-C, alleging a compensable injury on September 25, 2020. Claimant was represented at the time by Attorney Whitney James. On March 17, 2021, Ms. James requested to be allowed to withdraw as claimant's counsel, and in an order entered March 31, 2021, the Full Commission granted that motion to withdraw. To date, no other attorney entered an appearance on claimant's behalf.          On April 26, 2021, Respondent filed a Motion to Dismiss, alleging that it had been more than six months since claimant filed his Form AR-C with the Commission, but he had not made a request for a hearing in that time. A hearing on Respondent's Motion to Dismiss was scheduled for June 24, 2021. Notice of the scheduled hearing was sent to Claimant by certified mail at the last address in the Commission's file. The notice was returned unclaimed on May 28, 2021. Respondent represented...

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