39-71-908, MCA

[1983] Galetti v. MPC [12/05/01] 2001 MTWCC 60 An insurer or self-insurer which fails to provide the notice required by section 39-71-908, MCA (1983), and denies a claim for further benefits, is liable for attorney fees and a penalty where the claim is subsequently submitted to the Subsequent Injury Fund and accepted by it.

[1983] Galetti v. MPC [12/05/01] 2001 MTWCC 60 Under Subsequent Injury Fund statutes, the insurer or self-insurer is required to give the Subsequent Injury Fund notice of its potential liability prior to the expiration of 104 weeks following a work-related injury of a worker who has been certified as disabled.