• Current through October 23, 2012

In any proceeding for the enforcement of a claim for compensation under this chapter it shall be presumed, in the absence of evidence to the contrary:

(1) That the claim comes within the provisions of this chapter;

(2) That sufficient notice of such claim has been given;

(3) That the injury was not occasioned solely by the intoxication of the injured employee; and

(4) That the injury was not occasioned by the willful intention of the injured employee to injure or kill himself or another.

(July 1, 1980, D.C. Law 3-77, § 22, 27 DCR 2503.)


Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 36-321.

Legislative History of Laws

For legislative history of D.C. Law 3-77, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 32-1501.