2014 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 85A. Administrative Workers' Compensation System
§85A-67. Notice of occupational disease or cumulative trauma.

85A OK Stat § 85A-67 (2014) What's This?

A. 1. Except as otherwise provided in this section, notice of disability resulting from an occupational disease or cumulative trauma shall be the same as in cases of accidental injury.

2. Written notice shall be given to the employer of an occupational disease or cumulative trauma by the employee, or a representative of the employee in the case of incapacity or death, within six (6) months after the first distinct manifestation of the disease or cumulative trauma or within six (6) months after death.

B. An award or denial of award of compensation for an occupational disease or cumulative trauma may be reviewed and compensation increased, reduced, or terminated where previously awarded, or awarded where previously denied, only on proof of fraud or undue influence or of change of condition, and then only on application by a party in interest made not later than one (1) year after the denial of award or, where compensation has been awarded, after the award or the date when the last payment was made under the award, except in cases of silicosis or asbestosis, where the statute of limitations shall be two (2) years.

Added by Laws 2013, c. 208, § 67, eff. Feb. 1, 2014.

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