Workers Comp Overpayments: SOUTHEAST COAL CO. V. MANSFIELD (SC 8/23/2007)

SOUTHEAST COAL CO. V. MANSFIELD
WORKERS COMPENSATION:  Jurisdiction for Overpayments
2006-SC-000678-WC.pdf
PUBLISHED: AFFIRMING (OPINION OF THE COURT)
FROM: COURT OF APPEALS
DATE RENDERED: 08/23/2007

When the employer decided to reduce its payments of a claimant’s award due to its previous overpayment, the claimant’s remedy was to file a circuit court enforcement action, not go back to the work comp ALJ for clarification.

Digested by Peter Naake
Priddy, Cutler, Miller & Meade

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