WVC 23 - 5 - 4
§23-5-4. Application by employer for modification of award;
objection to modification; hearing.
In any case in which an employer makes application in writing
for a modification of any award previously made to an employee of
the employer, the commission, the successor to the commission,
other private insurance carriers and self-insured employers,
whichever is applicable, shall make a decision upon the
application. If the application discloses cause for a further
adjustment, the commission, the successor to the commission, other
private insurance carriers and self-insured employers, whichever is
applicable, shall, after due notice to the employee, make the
modifications or changes with respect to former findings or orders
that are justified. Any party dissatisfied with any modification
or change made or by the denial of an application for modification
is, upon proper and timely objection, entitled to a hearing as
provided in section nine of this article.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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