2014 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 85A. Administrative Workers' Compensation System
§85A-39. Carrier discharging obligations.

85A OK Stat § 85A-39 (2014) What's This?

A. In order that the liability for compensation may be effectively administered, the employer's carrier may discharge the obligations and duties of the employer under this act if the employer is not a self-insurer.

B. For the purpose of an employer's carrier discharging the obligation and duties of the employer:

1. An employer's knowledge of an injury shall constitute the carrier's knowledge of the injury;

2. The Commission shall have jurisdiction over the carrier to the same extent it has over the employer under this act; and

3. Any determinations by the Commission shall be binding on the carrier to the same extent as they are on the employer.

Added by Laws 2013, c. 208, § 39, eff. Feb. 1, 2014.

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