Malick, 050119 ARWC, G805186

Docket Nº:G805186
Case Date:May 01, 2019
Court:Kansas
 
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BENTON W. MALICK, Employee CLAIMANT
CAMERON HUBBS CONSTRUCTION, INC., Employer RESPONDENT
NATIONAL FIRE INSURANCE CO. OF HARTFORD, Carrier RESPONDENT
No. G805186
Arkansas Workers Compensation
Before The Arkansas Workers' Compensation Commission
May 1, 2019
         Hearing before ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE GREGORY K. STEWART in Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas.           Claimant represented by JARID M. KINDER, Attorney, Ozark, Arkansas, although not appearing at hearing.           Respondents represented by KAREN H. MCKINNEY, Attorney, Little Rock, Arkansas.           OPINION/ORDER           GREGORY K. STEWART ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE.          This case comes on for review following a hearing on respondent’s motion to dismiss.          On August 6, 2018, claimant filed Form AR-C requesting initial compensation benefits. Respondent accepted the claim as a compensable medical only claim. Since the filing of the AR-C, no further action has been taken by claimant to pursue the claim. As a result, on February 14, 2019, respondent filed a motion to dismiss for failure to prosecute.          A hearing was scheduled for April 22, 2019, and notice of the hearing was sent to claimant by certified mail. The notice was delivered to claimant’s last known address on March 26, 2019. Claimant was not present at the hearing. In addition, a letter...

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