March 10, 1997
To: Wisconsin Worker’s Compensation Insurance Carriers
From: Gregory Krohm, Administrator
Worker’s Compensation Division
Re: Attorney Fees
To help our administrative law judges and auditors process your attorney fee documents, when you file a WKC-13 or a letter with the Division which has notations on attorney fees:
1. Please give us the name and address of the employe's attorney.
Writing it clearly on the WKC-13 is fine. This is more important where the employe has not filed an application for hearing. It wastes your time and our time to send it back with a request for the information.
2. Please clearly indicate the following figures somewhere on the WKC-13 (or in the letter):
A. The dollar amount for the 80% paid to the employee and the 20% attorney fee being held.
B. The specifics of what is now being conceded. For example:
1. Circle the TTD.
2. Spell out the PPD. "Now conceding 5% @ shoulder--$4,225--25 weeks at max. ppd of $169 for 1996 injury."