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Reporting of Claim by Employer 287.380
The employer must report the injury to the insurance company or Third Party Administrator (TPA) within five (5) days of the date of injury or within five days of the date on which the injury was reported to the employer by the employee.
Accident--duty of division--employer. 287.400
Upon receipt of notice of any accident for which compensation other than that provided in section 287.140 is payable, the division will inform the employee generally of his rights. The employer will notify the division as soon as payment of compensation is commenced and when terminated, and will file with the division, at the time of notice of termination, a physician's report. In the event a dispute arises between the employer and the employee regarding the payment of compensation, the division will assist the employee in filing a claim and securing an early adjudication.