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§ 9-704. Notice to employer-Accidental personal injury

West's Annotated Code of MarylandLabor and Employment

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Labor and Employment
Title 9. Workers' Compensation (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 7. Claims Procedure, Hearings, and Appeals (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 9-704
§ 9-704. Notice to employer-Accidental personal injury
Scope of section
(a) This section does not apply to a compensable hernia.
Notice required
(b) If a covered employee is injured or dies due to an accidental personal injury, oral or written notice shall be given to the employer:
(1) for injury, within 10 days after the accidental personal injury; or
(2) for death, within 30 days after the death.
Written notice-Contents
(c) If the notice given under subsection (b) of this section is in writing, the notice shall:
(1) state the name and address of the covered employee;
(2) state, in plain language, the time, place, nature, and cause of the accidental personal injury; and
(3) be signed:
(i) for injury, by the covered employee or by an individual on behalf of the covered employee; or
(ii) for death, by at least 1 dependent of the covered employee or by an individual on behalf of the dependents of the covered employee.
Failure to give notice
(d) Unless excused by the Commission under § 9-706 of this subtitle, failure to give notice bars a claim under this title.

Credits

Added by Acts 1991, c. 8, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1991. Amended by Acts 1991, c. 21, § 5.
Formerly Art. 101, § 38.
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 9-704, MD LABOR & EMPLY § 9-704
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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