Chapter 4146-19 Representation
At any proceeding before a hearing officer or review commission, any interested party may appear personally, by counsel, or an authorized representative.
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 05/27/2015 and 05/27/2020
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4141.06, 4141.14
Rule Amplifies: 4141.06, 4141.281, 4141.07
Prior Effective Dates: 10/01/1998, 12/31/1966
A hearing officer or the review commission may bar, for cause, the representative of any interested party from appearing in any proceedings in a case. Such cause shall be set out in the record of the case. In the event a representative is barred, if the aggrieved party so desires, proceedings in the case shall be adjourned or continued to afford an opportunity to such party to secure other representation.
Unless approved by the review commission in writing, no person representing an interested party in a case before the hearing officer and the review commission shall charge fees in excess of twenty five percent of the amount of benefits involved in the case.
Except as provided in rule 4146-17-02 of the Administrative Code, no interested party shall be charged fees of any kind by the review commission or hearing officers.