TITLE 28
Labor and Labor Relations

CHAPTER 28-35
Workers' Compensation – Procedure

SECTION 28-35-21


§ 28-35-21 Admissibility of medical and wage records.

(a) The certified copy of the record of a licensed health care facility as defined in chapter 17 of title 23 or of any health care provider or medical personnel licensed to practice under title 5 shall be admissible as evidence in any workers' compensation proceeding. The determination of the admissibility of such evidence shall be made pursuant to the provisions of §§ 9-19-27 and 9-19-39 and the Rhode Island Rules of Evidence.

(b) The contents of wage records of a claimant employee signed by his or her employer or by the person having charge of those records may be admitted in evidence in any workers' compensation proceeding.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1938, ch. 300, art. 3, § 3; P.L. 1954, ch. 3297, § 1; P.L. 1955, ch. 3593, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 28-35-21; P.L. 1982, ch. 32, art. 1, § 10; P.L. 1985, ch. 365, § 8; P.L. 1986, ch. 507, § 9; P.L. 1990, ch. 332, art. 1, § 5; P.L. 1998, ch. 453, § 1.)