TITLE 28
Labor and Labor Relations

CHAPTER 28-33
Workers' Compensation – Benefits

SECTION 28-33-2


§ 28-33-2 Injuries occasioned by willful intent or intoxication.

No compensation shall be allowed for the injury or death of an employee occasioned by his or her willful intention to bring about the injury or death of himself or herself or another, where it is proved that his or her injury or death was occasioned by that conduct, or that the injury or death resulted from his or her intoxication or unlawful use of controlled substances as defined in chapter 28 of title 21.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1912, ch. 831, art. 2, § 2; G.L. 1923, ch. 92, art. 2, § 2; G.L. 1938, ch. 300, art. 2, § 2; P.L. 1954, ch. 3297, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 28-33-2; P.L. 1982, ch. 32, art. 1, § 6.)