2012 Arkansas Code
Title 11 - Labor and Industrial Relations
Chapter 9 - Workers' Compensation
Subchapter 5 - -- Accidental Injury or Death
§ 11-9-512 - Medical services and supplies -- Refusal to submit to operation.

AR Code § 11-9-512 (2012) What's This?

Except in cases of hernia, which are specifically covered by ยง 11-9-523, where an injured person unreasonably refuses to submit to a surgical operation which has been advised by at least two (2) qualified physicians and where the recommended operation does not involve unreasonable risk of life or additional serious physical impairment, the Workers' Compensation Commission, in fixing the amount of compensation, may take into consideration such refusal to submit to the advised operation.

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