TITLE 28
Labor and Labor Relations

CHAPTER 28-29
Workers' Compensation – General Provisions

SECTION 28-29-20


§ 28-29-20 Rights in lieu of other rights and remedies.

The right to compensation for an injury under chapters 29 – 38 of this title, and the remedy for an injury granted by those chapters, shall be in lieu of all rights and remedies as to that injury now existing, either at common law or otherwise against an employer, or its directors, officers, agents, or employees; and those rights and remedies shall not accrue to employees entitled to compensation under those chapters while they are in effect, except as otherwise provided in §§ 28-36-10 and 28-36-15.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1912, ch. 831, art. 1, § 7; G.L. 1923, ch. 92, art. 1, § 7; G.L. 1938, ch. 300, art. 1, § 6; P.L. 1954, ch. 3297, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 28-29-20; P.L. 1982, ch. 32, art. 1, § 1.)