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Chiropractic Malpractice Claims
Reporting Procedures and Form
                    
Effective January 1, 2010, the chiropractic malpractice carriers are required to give notice of pending claims within 30 days of receipt to the OBCE and the final disposition of any such claims to the OBCE.

1) The OBCE will not publicly post information about (pending or otherwise) claims that did not result in a judicial finding or admission of liability or a money judgment, award or settlement that involves a payment to the claimant but shall make the information available to the public upon request.(Staff must keep a list or file of pending and other claims in this category.)


2)  Those malpractice claim reports which indicate a judicial finding or admission of liability, money judgment, award or settlement will be published in the Licensee Lookup or Malpractice section in the Board’s web page in its entirety.

ORS 742.400 (5)(a): A board that receives a report of a claim under this section shall publicly post the report on the board's websiteif the claim results in a judicial finding or admission of liability or a money judgment, award or settlement that involves a payment to the claimant.


3)   The board shall removefrom the board's website any record based on a reported claimagainst a covered practitioner if the board does not receive another report of a claim against the practitioner within four yearsafter the date reported under subsection (3)(c) of this section.

 
Updated February 12, 2010