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Labor Code - LAB

DIVISION 4. WORKERS' COMPENSATION AND INSURANCE [3200 - 6002]

  ( Heading of Division 4 amended by Stats. 1979, Ch. 373. )
  

PART 4. COMPENSATION PROCEEDINGS [5300 - 6002]

  ( Part 4 enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 90. )
  

CHAPTER 2. Limitations of Proceedings [5400 - 5413]
  ( Chapter 2 enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 90. )

  
5400.  

Except as provided by sections 5402 and 5403, no claim to recover compensation under this division shall be maintained unless within thirty days after the occurrence of the injury which is claimed to have caused the disability or death, there is served upon the employer notice in writing, signed by the person injured or someone in his behalf, or in case of the death of the person injured, by a dependent or someone in the dependent’s behalf.

(Enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 90.)