Walker v. Providence Health System Oregon, 288 Or App 772 (2017) (DeVore, P.J.)
In this penalty and attorney fee case, the court held that the board erred in concluding that the court’s previous decision remanding the case for determination of the amount of a penalty under ORS
656.262(11)(a) prevented the board from also awarding an associated attorney fee. The court thus remanded the case to the board again for consideration of an attorney fee.
Here is the media release link: http://www.courts.oregon.gov/news/Lists/ArticleNews/Attachments/762/caca2f20f5fac4489b1a17664f7efe67-press_11-15-17.pdf
And the opinions link: http://www.publications.ojd.state.or.us/Pages/OpinionsCOA2017.aspx
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