Labor and Labor Relations

Rhode Island Uninsured Employers Fund

SECTION 28-53-3

§ 28-53-3. Powers and duties of the fund.

The fund shall:

(a) Be obligated to pay covered claims as determined by the director or the workers' compensation court pursuant to the provisions of this section;

(b) Investigate claims brought against the fund and adjust, compromise, settle and pay covered claims to the extent of the fund's allocation;

(c) Establish procedures for managing the assets of the fund;

(d) Sue or be sued; and

(e) Perform any and all acts necessary to effectuate the humanitarian purposes of this chapter.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2007, ch. 509, § 1.)