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Reporting of Claim by Employer W. Va. Code 23-4-1b

The employer must report every injury sustained by their employee to the commission,  The report must be on forms recommended  by the commission or the Insurance Commissioner, whichever is applicable, and shall be made within five days of the employer's receipt of the employee's notice of injury, or within 5 days after the employer has been notified by the commission or the Insurance Commissioner, that a claim for benefits has been filed. The 5 day period may not be extended by the commission the successor to the commission, or another private carrier, but the employer has the right to file a supplemental report at a later date.