JACOB R. POWELL, EMPLOYEE CLAIMANT
VINO’S BREW PUB, EMPLOYER RESPONDENT
STONETRUST INSURNACE, THIRD PARTY ADMINISTATION RESPONDENT
Arkansas Workers Compensation
Before the Arkansas Workers' Compensation Commission
July 27, 2020
hearing was held before ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE CHANDRA L.
BLACK, in Pulaski County, Little Rock, Arkansas.
Claimant, pro se, failed to appear at the hearing.
Respondents represented by Mr. Zachary Ryburn, Attorney at
Law, Little Rock, Arkansas.
CHANDRA L. BLACK, ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE.
OF THE CASE
hearing was held on July 22, 2020, in the above referenced
workers’ compensation claim pursuant to Dillard v.
Benton County Sheriff’s Office, 87 Ark.App. 379,
192 S.W.3d 287 (2004), to determine whether this claim should
be dismissed for failure to prosecute under the provisions of
Ark. Code Ann. §11-9-702, and Arkansas Workers’
Compensation Commission Rule 099.13.
Notice for this hearing was followed by mailing a copy of the
Hearing Notice to the parties at their last known address, in
the manner prescribed by law.
record consists of the transcript of the July 22, 2020,
hearing and the documents contained therein. The remainder of
the Commission’s file has also been made a part of the
record. It is hereby incorporated herein by reference.
Claimant sustained an admittedly compensable injury to his
back on May 27, 2019, while performing employment duties for
filed a Form AR-C, with the Arkansas Workers’
Compensation Commission (referred herein to as “the
Commission”), on August 2, 2019, wherein he alleged an
injury date of May 27, 2019. The Claimant requested initial
and additional benefits in the form of temporary total
disability, rehabilitation, medical expenses, and additional
medical expenses. Per this Form ARC, the Claimant gave the
following description of his accidental injury of May 27,
Working at a craft festival alone in Hot Springs, Arkansas I