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2021 Statute


44-529.Judgment on agreement or awards. At any time before final payment of compensation has been made under, or pursuant to any award or agreement of the parties modifying same, the workman, or his dependents, may upon notice to the employer apply to the director for an award against the employer in a lump sum equal to 95 percent of the amount of payments due and unpaid and prospectively due under said award, and unless the proceedings be stayed as hereinafter provided in this act, or unless said award be canceled as herein provided in this act or the liability be redeemed as provided in this act, the director shall hear all competent evidence offered and if satisfied that the workman's, or dependent's, application for award is made because of doubt as to the security of his compensation and supported by competent evidence that he is not secure as to the payments of his compensation, shall, unless there shall be given a certificate of a licensed or authorized insurance company or reciprocal or interinsurance exchange or association that the amount of compensation to the workman is insured by it, or a proper bond or undertaking approved by the director to secure the payment of the compensation due to such workman, compute the sum and enter an award accordingly, and thereafter a certified copy of said award may be filed in the office of the clerk of the district court where the cause of action arose and said district court may, upon ten (10) days' notice to the employer, enter a judgment according to the terms and provisions of said award.

History: L. 1927, ch. 232, § 29; June 30.

2024. Powered by KLISS. Rendered: 2024-06-13T17:29:55. Head Rev No: 893617(E)