2021 CRB Opinions by Statute, Regulation, and Issue


Compensation Review Board opinions are presented for informational purposes only — “as is” — and the Commission makes no warranties regarding their usefulness for any given purpose. As always, the full texts of statutes, regulations, opinions, and court decisions should be consulted and all citations and references fully researched by the reader.


31-275(1). Arising out of and in the course of employment.

31-275(16). Personal injury.

31-284(a). Defense(s) to liability. (Wilful and serious misconduct.)

31-284(b). Self-insurance.

31-290. Obligations not to be evaded.

31-294c. Notice of injury. Preclusion of compensation defenses to liability.

31-294d. Medical treatment; physician authorization; pecuniary liability.

31-294f. Medical examination of injured employee. Medical reports.

31-298. Conduct of hearings. Evidence.

31-301. Appeal procedure.

31-301. Factual findings.

31-302. Payment of compensation. Commutation into monthly, quarterly or lump sums.

31-306. Dependents’ compensation.

31-307. Total disability and occupational disease.

31-308(a). Temporary partial/Wage differential.

31-315. Modification of award or voluntary agreement.

31-343. Certain defenses not available against employee or dependent.

31-348. Insurance policy notification.

31-354. Duties and powers of state treasurer (payments from Fund).

31-355(b). Employer’s failure to comply with award. Second Injury Fund liability.

5-142(a). Disability compensation state employees (full pay).

7-433a, 7-433b & 7-433c. Heart and Hypertension Act.


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