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§ 409.002. Failure To File Notice Of Injury

Failure to notify an employer as required by Section 409.001(a) relieves the employer and the employer’s insurance carrier of liability under this subtitle unless:

(1) the employer, a person eligible to receive notice under Section 409.001(b), or the employer’s insurance carrier has actual knowledge of the employee’s injury;

(2) the division determines that good cause exists for failure to provide notice in a timely manner; or

(3) the employer or the employer’s insurance carrier does not contest the claim.

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

Amended by:

Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 265 (H.B. 7), § 3.134, eff. September 1, 2005.

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