Yes, a penalty of $250 will be imposed on an employer that fail sto notify their insurance company of an injury.
The Dept. of Labor and Training provides a guide for employers.
Yes. Rhode Island state law requires that employers with one or more employees provide workers' compensation insurance. The Dept. of Labor and Training maintains a database on their website - Workers' Compensation Insurance Coverage Verification - and includes insurance coverage information for employers that have purchased a workers' compensation insurance policy and certified self-insured employers. [...]
Your file is a public record and it can be viewed during the Workers Compensations Courts hours of operation. Copies are available for a fee of fifteen cents ($.15) per page.
Please contact the Department of Labor and Training - Division of Workers’ Compensation at (401) 462-8100
Contact your lawyer’s office as soon as possible. If you do not have a lawyer, contact the clerk’s office (401) 458-5000, a referral can be obtained through the Rhode Island Bar Association (401) 421-5740.
No, all correspondence should be made through your lawyer.
A pretrial notice will be sent to you to notify you of your hearing hearing approximately 21 days from the date of filing.
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