TITLE 28
Labor and Labor Relations

CHAPTER 28-33
Workers' Compensation – Benefits

SECTION 28-33-21


§ 28-33-21 Savings or other insurance not to be considered.

No savings or insurance of the injured employee, independent of chapters 29 – 38 of this title, shall be taken into consideration in determining the compensation to be paid, nor shall benefits derived from any other source than the employer be considered in fixing the compensation under those chapters, except as provided in § 28-33-45. Any employer who refuses or delays payment under those chapters on account of the receipt by any injured employee of savings, insurance, or benefits shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction shall be liable to a fine of not less than one hundred dollars ($100) nor more than five hundred dollars ($500), or imprisonment not exceeding one year, or both.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1912, ch. 831, art. 2, § 14; P.L. 1913, ch. 937, § 1; G.L. 1923, ch. 92, art. 2, § 14; G.L. 1938, ch. 300, art. 2, § 14; P.L. 1954, ch. 3297, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 28-33-21; P.L. 1992, ch. 31, § 5.)