North Dakota Workers Compensation Law
North Dakota Workers Comp Quick Facts
The following represent the state of the law as of January 1, 2006. Please note that worker's compensation law can be complex and these laws and policies are subject to amendment at any time. If you need help with a worker's compensation issue, please consult a licensed attorney.
Is Worker's Compensation Compulsory? Yes
Are Waivers Permitted? No
Numerical Exceptions: None.
Choice of Physician: All Employers may select a designated medical provider. Employee may opt out and choose a different provider in writing and prior to injury.
Waiting Period For Comp Benefits After Injury: 4 days
Compensation is retroactive if disability continues for what period of time from the date of injury? 5 days
Attorney Fees Permitted: Hourly fees and maximum caps depend on whether the Injured Worker prevails and the level at which the case was resolved. At Administrative Hearing level the cap is $4,620 and at the Supreme Court level the cap is $9,356 with different levels of resolution in between having different maximum caps.
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