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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 23. Labor and Workers' Compensation
- Chapter 30. Alaska Workers' Compensation Act
- Section 100. Notice of Injury or Death.
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AS 23.30.100. Notice of Injury or Death.
- (a) Notice of an injury or death in respect to which compensation is payable under this chapter shall be given within 30
days after the date of such injury or death to the board and to the employer.
- (b) The notice must be in writing, contain the name and address of the employee, a statement of the time, place,
nature, and cause of the injury or death, and authority to release records of medical treatment for hte injury or death, and
be signed by the employee or by a person on behalf of the employee, or, in
case of death, by a person claiming to be entitled to compensation for the death or by a person on behalf of that
- (c) Notice shall be given to the board by delivering it or sending it by mail addressed to the board's office, and to the
employer by delivering it to the employer or by sending it by mail addressed to the employer at the employer's last
known place of business. If the employer is a partnership, the notice may be given to a partner, or if a corporation,
the notice may be given to an agent or officer upon whom legal process may be served or who is in charge of the
business in the place where the injury occurred.
- (d) Failure to give notice does not bar a claim under this chapter
- (1) if the employer, an agent of the employer in charge of the business in the place where the injury occurred, or the
carrier had knowledge of the injury or death and the board determines that the employer or carrier has not been
prejudiced by failure to give notice;
- (2) if the board excuses the failure on the ground that for some satisfactory reason notice could not be given;
- (3) unless objection to the failure is raised before the board at the first hearing of a claim for compensation in respect
to the injury or death.
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