TITLE 28
Labor and Labor Relations

CHAPTER 28-33
Workers' Compensation – Benefits

SECTION 28-33-1


§ 28-33-1 Employees entitled to compensation.

If an employee who has not given notice of his claim of common law rights of action, or who has given the notice and has waived the common law rights, as provided in § 28-29-19, receives a personal injury arising out of and in the course of his or her employment, connected and referable to the employment, he or she shall be paid compensation, as hereinafter provided, by an employer subject to or who has elected to become subject to the provisions of chapters 29 – 38 of this title.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1912, ch. 831, art. 2, § 1; G.L. 1923, ch. 92, art. 2, § 1; P.L. 1936, ch. 2290, § 3; P.L. 1936, ch. 2358, § 2; G.L. 1938, ch. 300, art. 2, § 1; P.L. 1949, ch. 2282, § 2; P.L. 1954, ch. 3297, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 28-33-1; P.L. 1986, ch. 507, § 7.)