TITLE 28
Labor and Labor Relations

CHAPTER 28-34
Workers' Compensation – Occupational Diseases

SECTION 28-34-4


§ 28-34-4 Relationship of disease to employment – Time of bringing suit.

Neither the employee nor his or her dependents shall be entitled to compensation for disability or death resulting from an occupational disease, unless that occupational disease is due to the nature of his or her employment and was contracted in that employment. The time limit for bringing suit under this section shall be two (2) years from the date of disablement.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1923, ch. 92, art. 8, § 4; P.L. 1936, ch. 2358, § 9; G.L. 1938, ch. 300, art. 8, § 4; P.L. 1950, ch. 2626, § 1; P.L. 1954, ch. 3297, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 28-34-4; P.L. 1979, ch. 151, § 1; P.L. 1992, ch. 31, § 12.)