June 16, 2022

Wednesday, the Idaho Industrial Commission, announced changes to the Judicial Rules of Practice and Procedure (JRP) necessary to implement the provisions of HB 590, signed by Governor Little on March 23, 2022. HB 590 amends the provisions of I.C. 72-404, and authorizes the settlement of Workers’ Compensation claims on the agreement of the parties alone. Effective July 1, 2022, most settlements will not require Commission approval.