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Reporting of Claim by Employer SDCL 62-6-2

An employer who has knowledge of an injury that requires medical treatment other than minor first aid or that incapacitates the employee for 7 or more calendar days must file a written report with The Department of Labor when the employer is self-insured or the employer's insurer.

The report must be filed within seven calendar days, not counting Sundays and legal holidays, after the employer has knowledge of the injury unless the employer had good cause for failing to file the written report within the seven-day period.