Limitations Periods: Claim Filing: Waiver of Time: Jurisdiction

Lindstrom v. State Fund [10/12/01] 2001 MTWCC 55 Under the 1999 and 2001 versions of the Workers' Compensation Act, the Workers' Compensation Court has original jurisdiction over requests to waive the one- year limitation period for filing a written claim. 39-71-601(3) (1999-2001). Therefore, the time limitation for filing a petition for judicial review from a Department action is inapplicable.