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Reporting of Claim by Employer Sec. 31-316

Every employer must keep a record of the injuries sustained by their employees in the course of their employment that result in incapacity for one day or more.

Every employer must send to the chairman of the Workers' Compensation Commission, in duplicate, each week, or more often if so directed, a report of all injuries that the rules prescribed by the chairman determine, including the time of each injury, together with notices of claims for compensation that have been served upon the employer, within one week of the receipt of the notices of claims.

 Upon determining that the employer or the employer's representative failed to report injuries as required  the workers' compensation commissioner may increase the award for compensation for the employee's injuries proportionate to the prejudice that the employee sustained due to the employer's failure to file.