TITLE 28
Labor and Labor Relations

CHAPTER 28-36
Workers' Compensation – Insurance

SECTION 28-36-5


§ 28-36-5 Policy provisions as to liability of employer and insurer.

Every policy shall cover the entire liability of the employer under chapters 29 – 38 of this title, except for appeals from an order of the retirement board filed pursuant to the provisions of Rhode Island General Law § 45-21.2-9, and shall contain an agreement by the insurer to the effect that the insurer shall be directly and primarily liable to the employee and, in the event of his death, to his or her dependents, to pay to him, her, or them the compensation, if any, for which the employer is liable.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1912, ch. 831, art. 5, § 3; P.L. 1915, ch. 1268, § 1; G.L. 1923, ch. 92, art. 5, § 3; G.L. 1938, ch. 300, art. 5, § 3; P.L. 1954, ch. 3297, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 28-36-5; P.L. 2011, ch. 151, art. 12, § 6.)