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Chapter 4.5. Division of Workers' Compensation
Subchapter 1. Administrative Director--Administrative Rules
Article 1.5. Receipt of Salary by Workers' Compensation Administrative Law Judge
§ 9708.4. Disability Accommodation Requests in Division of Workers'
(a) Disability accommodations requests are considered to be non-substantive
requests that are separate from the merits of a legal case.
(b) Disability accommodation requests should be raised with and handled by
a Disability Coordinator. If an immediate need for a disability accommodation
arises during the course of a hearing and is more expeditiously handled by the
hearing officer or the workers' compensation administrative law judge, the
request for an accommodation may be made directly to the hearing officer or the
workers' compensation administrative law judge.
(c) Disability accommodation requests are permitted communications. Only
impermissible ex parte communications shall be disclosed to the other
1. New section filed 1-19-2012; operative 2-18-2012 (Register 2012, No.
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