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§ 402.088. Report Of Prior Injury

(a) On receipt of a valid request made under and complying with Section 402.087, the division shall review its records.

(b) If the division finds that the applicant has made two or more general injury claims in the preceding five years, the division shall release the date and description of each injury to the employer.

(c) The information may be released in writing or by telephone.

(d) If the employer requests information on three or more applicants at the same time, the division may refuse to release information until it receives the written authorization from each applicant.

(e) In this section, “general injury” means an injury other than an injury limited to one or more of the following:

(1) an injury to a digit, limb, or member;

(2) an inguinal hernia; or

(3) vision or hearing loss.

Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 269, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.

Amended by:

Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 265 (H.B. 7), § 2.024, eff. September 1, 2005.

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Title:

§ 402.088. Report Of Prior Injury

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