2012 Arkansas Code
Title 11 - Labor and Industrial Relations
Chapter 9 - Workers' Compensation
Subchapter 7 - -- Proceedings Before Workers' Compensation Commission
§ 11-9-716 - Lump-sum attorney's fees.


AR Code § 11-9-716 (2012) What's This?

(a) The Workers' Compensation Commission is authorized to approve lump-sum attorney's fees for legal services rendered in respect of a claim before the commission.

(b) The lump-sum attorney's fees are allowable notwithstanding that the award of compensation to the injured employee is to be paid on an installment basis.

(c) Lump-sum attorney's fees, if approved by the commission, shall be discounted at the rate provided in ยง 11-9-804, as that provision may be amended from time to time.

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