When reporting the final method of claim disposition under RCW 48.140.030
(9), reporting entities must describe the method of claim disposition using one of the descriptions listed below:
(1) Claim abandoned by claimant.
(2) Claim settled by the parties.
(3) Claim is disposed of by a court when the court issues a:
(a) Directed verdict for plaintiff:
(b) Directed verdict for defendant;
(c) Judgment notwithstanding verdict for plaintiff (judgment for defendant);
(d) Judgment notwithstanding verdict for defendant (judgment for plaintiff);
(e) Involuntary dismissal;
(f) Judgment for plaintiff;
(g) Judgment for defendant;
(h) Judgment for plaintiff after appeal; or
(i) Judgment for defendant after appeal.
(4) Claim settled by alternative dispute resolution process, whether resolved by:
(a) Arbitration award for plaintiff;
(b) Arbitration for defense;
(d) Private trial; or
(e) Other type of alternative dispute resolution process.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 48.02.060
, and 7.70.140
. WSR 07-12-057 (Matter No. R 2006-02), § 284-24D-240, filed 6/4/07, effective 7/22/07.]