2019 Delaware Code
Title 19 - Labor
Chapter 23. Workers’ Compensation
Subchapter III Determination and Payment of Benefits; Procedure
§ 2342 Notice of occupational disease; time of; failure to give.

Universal Citation: 19 DE Code § 2342 (2019)

Unless the employer during the continuance of the employment has actual knowledge that the employee has contracted a compensable occupational disease or unless the employee, or someone in the employee’s behalf, or some of the employee’s dependents, or someone on their behalf, gives the employer written notice or claim that the employee has contracted 1 of the compensable occupational diseases, which notice to be effective shall be given within a period of 6 months after the date on which the employee first acquired such knowledge that the disability was, could have been caused or had resulted from the employee’s employment, no compensation shall be payable on account of the death or disability by occupational disease of such employee.

Code 1915, § 3193rr; 29 Del. Laws, c. 233; 30 Del. Laws, c. 203, § 9; Code 1935, § 6114; 41 Del. Laws, c. 241, § 1; 19 Del. C. 1953, § 2342; 50 Del. Laws, c. 339, § 14; 52 Del. Laws, c. 101, § 1; 70 Del. Laws, c. 172, § 4; 70 Del. Laws, c. 186, § 1.

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