ACT 172, SB859 SD1 HD1 CD1, 7/11/2017

Posted on Jul 13, 2017 in 2017 Acts

RELATING TO WORKERS’ COMPENSATION

Grants an employee the right to have a chaperone present during an independent medical examination relating to a work injury for workers’ compensation purposes and, with the approval of the examining physician or surgeon, to record the medical examination. Specifies that if an employee or employee’s chaperone obstructs the medical exam, the employee’s right to workers’ compensation shall be suspended until the obstruction ceases. Repeals on 6/30/2019. 

ACT 172SB859 SD1 HD1 CD1