2009 Rhode Island Code
Title 28 - Labor and Labor Relations
CHAPTER 28-30 - Workers' Compensation Court
§ 28-30-13 - Controversies submitted to court.

SECTION 28-30-13

   § 28-30-13  Controversies submitted to court. – (a) Any controversy over which the workers' compensation court has jurisdiction in accordance with chapters 29 – 38 and chapter 53 of this title, including compensation, reasonableness of medical and hospital bills, degree of functional impairment and/or disability, a dispute between an insurance carrier and an employer under a workers' compensation insurance contract, except disputes under the jurisdiction of the workers' compensation appeals board established pursuant to § 27-9-29, failure of an employer to secure the payment of compensation under chapters 29 – 38 and chapter 53 of this title and any controversy in which the state or any of its political subdivisions is a party, shall be submitted to the court in the manner provided in chapters 33 and 35 of this title.

   (b) Disputes between an insurance carrier and an employer under a workers' compensation insurance contract shall not be subject to a pretrial conference in accordance with § 28-35-20, but shall be assigned consistent with the rules and regulations of the workers' compensation court.

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