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Article - Labor and Employment




§9–704.

    (a)    This section does not apply to a compensable hernia.

    (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.

    (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.

    (d)    Unless excused by the Commission under § 9-706 of this subtitle, failure to give notice bars a claim under this title.