Smith, 071521 ARWC, G904553

Docket NºClaim G904553
Case DateJuly 15, 2021
CourtKansas
LARRY SMITH, EMPLOYEE CLAIMANT
GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF ARKANSAS INC., EMPLOYER RESPONDENT
ATA WORKERS’ COMP SI TRUST/RISK MANAGEMENT RESOURCES, CARRIER/TPA RESPONDENT
Claim No. G904553
Arkansas Workers Compensation
Before the Arkansas Workers' Compensation Commission
July 15, 2021
         A hearing was held before ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE KATIE ANDERSON, in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas.           Claimant, Mr. Larry Smith, pro se, appeared at the hearing.           Respondents were represented by Mr. Jarrod Parish, Attorney at Law, Little Rock, Arkansas.          OPINION           KATIE ANDERSON ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE          STATEMENT OF THE CASE          A hearing was held on June 24, 2021, in the present matter pursuant to Dillard v. Benton County Sheriff’s Office, 87 Ark. App. 379, 192 S.W.3d 287 (2004), to determine whether the above-referenced matter 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.          Appropriate Notice of this hearing was had on all parties to their last known address in the manner prescribed by law.          The record consists of the transcript of the June 24, 2021, 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. Respondents’ exhibit packet was identified as Respondents’ Exhibit #1 and consisted of the First Report of Injury; the Form AR-C; the Form AR-2; Risk Management Resources’ correspondence to the Commission; Claimant’s previous attorney’s correspondence with Claimant regarding the Motion to Dismiss; the Commission’s correspondence with Claimant’s previous attorney regarding the Motion to Dismiss; a Motion to Withdraw by Claimant’s previous attorney; correspondence from the Commission to Claimant regarding the Motion to Withdraw; correspondence from the Commission to the parties regarding the Motion to Dismiss; a March 23, 2021, an Order granting the Motion to Withdraw; Claimant’s correspondence with the Commission requesting a...

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