Pre-Hearing Statement
Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation
U.S. Department of Labor
Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
Expire: 10/31/2020
This form will be used by OWCP to refer the claim for a formal hearing. Persons are not required to respond to
this collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.
Carrier No.
1. Employee's name (Last, first, middle)
3. Name, address and phone number of party's representative:
2. Name, address and phone number of party on whose behalf this
form is submitted:
Telephone No.
Telephone No.
4. Briefly state the facts of the claim:
5. State the issues on which the parties have reached agreement:
6. State the issues you will present for resolution at formal hearing:
7. List the names of witnesses who will testify in person on your behalf at formal hearing. Also list reports that are to be submitted in lieu of live testimony:
8. List all exhibits, other than reports listed in item 7 above, you intend to submit at the formal hearing. (Use separate sheet or sheets if necessary).
10. If an interpreter is required, state language:9. Estimate total hours needed for your
witnesses to testify:
11. Indicate the city of your preference
for formal hearing:
Note: Any other matters pertinent to scheduling should be explained on a separate sheet attached to this form.
12. Type or print name of person completing form.
14. Date (Mo., day, year):13. Signature of person completing form:
Public Burden Statement
valid OMB control number. Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 10 minutes per response, including time for
reviewing instructions, searching existing data sources, gathering and maintaining the data needed, and completing and reviewing the collection of
Send comments regarding the burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing this burden, to the
U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW, Room C-4319, Washington, D.C. 20210, and reference the OMB Control Number.
Form LS-18
Rev. Sept. 2010
OMB No. 1240-0036
According to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, no persons are required to respond to a collection of information unless such collection displays a
information. Use of this form is optional, however furnishing the information is required in order to obtain and/or retain benefits (20 CFR 702.317).