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§ 409.004. Effect Of Failure To File Claim For Compensation

Failure to file a claim for compensation with the division as required under Section 409.003 relieves the employer and the employer’s insurance carrier of liability under this subtitle unless:

(1) good cause exists for failure to file a claim in a timely manner; or

(2) 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), § 3.136, eff. September 1, 2005.

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