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Setting on Hardship

§ 61.20

Setting on Hardship

(a) If the board determines that financial hardship may exist and the carrier has failed to tender an adequate advance or acceleration of benefits within 10 days from the filing of a hardship affidavit with the board, the board shall schedule such case for prehearing conference on the next docket following 30 days from the date of the filing of the hardship affidavit.

(b) Hardship affidavits must contain sufficient factual information to support the allegations of hardship, and shall be signed and sworn by the claimant personally, unless otherwise waived by the board for good cause shown.

(c) A copy of the hardship affidavit shall be forwarded to the insurance carrier by the claimant, at the same time the original is filed with the board.

The provisions of this § 61.20 adopted to be effective November 11, 1983, 8 TexReg 4497.

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