Labor and Labor Relations

Workers' Compensation – Occupational Diseases

SECTION 28-34-9

§ 28-34-9. Notice to employer of claim.

The employer to whom notice of death or disability is to be given, or against whom claim is to be made by the employee, shall be the employer who last employed the employee during the thirty-six (36) months in the employment to the nature of which the disease was due, and that notice and claim shall be deemed seasonable as against prior employers. The requirements as to notice as to occupational disease and death resulting from it and the requirements as to the bringing of proceedings for compensation for disability or death resulting from the occupational disease shall be the same as required in chapter 33 of this title, except that the notice shall be given to the employer within ninety (90) days after disablement.

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