JOSH O. SALLEE, Employee CLAIMANT
CITY OF GREENWOOD, Employer RESPONDENT
ARKANSAS MUNICIPAL LEAGUE WCT, Carrier RESPONDENT
Arkansas Workers Compensation
Before the Arkansas Workers' Compensation Commission
August 23, 2019
before ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE AMY GRIMES, in Fort Smith,
Sebastian County, Arkansas.
Claimant is pro se; not present at hearing.
Respondents represented by ASIA CRUZ, Attorney, No. Little
GRIMES, ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE.
OF THE CASE
case, at bar, came before the Commission for a hearing on
respondents’ Motion to Dismiss on August 20, 2019, in
Fort Smith, Arkansas. The hearing was opened at 1:30 p.m.,
having been scheduled to begin at 1:15 p.m. It was noted the
claimant was not present. The record reflects that the
claimant was sent notice of hearing by both regular and
certified mail on July 18, 2019. United States Postal
Department records indicate that claimant signed for said
notice on July 22, 2019.
12, 2019, the respondents filed a motion to dismiss this
claim contending that claimant requested a hearing on his
claim by letter dated September 12, 2018. However, since that
letter, no further action has been requested or taken by the
claimant to move forward with his claim. Therefore, his claim
should be dismissed for want of prosecution.
opening the hearing and noting that the claimant was not
present, respondents’ attorney was given the
opportunity to make any additional arguments she wished in
regard to the Motion to Dismiss. Respondents’ counsel
reiterated that since Mr. Sallee filed a request for a
hearing on September...