2020 Georgia Code
Title 34 - Labor and Industrial Relations
Chapter 9 - Workers' Compensation
Article 3 - Procedure
Part 1 - Claims and Notice of Accident
§ 34-9-86. Applicability of Time Limits to Mental Incompetents, Minors, and Persons Proceeding Against Defunct Corporations

Universal Citation: GA Code § 34-9-86 (2020)

No limitation of time provided in this chapter for the giving of notice or making claim shall apply to any person who is mentally incompetent or a minor dependent, as long as he has no guardian or trustee, or to a person who proceeds in good faith against a corporation supposed to have a legal entity but which is proved to be defunct by reason of the expiration of its charter.

(Ga. L. 1920, p. 167, § 48; Ga. L. 1925, p. 282, § 3; Code 1933, § 114-306.)


Am. Jur. 2d.

- 82 Am. Jur. 2d, Workers' Compensation, §§ 540 et seq., 593.


- 100 C.J.S., Workers' Compensation, § 948.


- Applicability of general statute of limitations to action, or proceeding under workmen's compensation acts, 16 A.L.R. 462; 40 A.L.R. 495.

May notice of injury or claim contemplated by Workmen's Compensation Act be waived, 78 A.L.R. 1306.

Mental incompetency as obviating effect of failure to comply with provisions of Workmen's Compensation Acts as to giving notice or other procedural matters, 91 A.L.R. 1400.

Protection of interest or rights of minors in proceedings for, or award of, compensation under provisions of Workmen's Compensation Act, 120 A.L.R. 395.

Applicability and effect of Workmen's Compensation Act in cases of injury to minors, 142 A.L.R. 1018.

Workmen's compensation: provision limiting time for giving notice of injury or presenting claim as applied to infants, 142 A.L.R. 1035.

Effect of injured employee's proceeding for workmen's compensation benefits on running of statute of limitations governing action for personal injury arising from same incident, 71 A.L.R.3d 849.


Law reviews.

- For note on the 1994 amendments of Code Sections 34-9-100, 34-9-102, and 34-9-103 of this part, see 11 Ga. St. U.L. Rev. 204 (1994).

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