General Laws of Massachusetts - Chapter 152 Workers’ Compensation - Section 7B Admissibility of, or reference to, statement given insurer or self-insurer by claimant or in his behalf

Section 7B. In any claim for compensation by an employee, which is denied by an insurer or self-insurer, no statement in writing signed by the claimant, or statement taken on a recording instrument, concerning the facts out of which the claim arose, given by such claimant, or a person in his behalf, to such insurer or self-insurer, or to an agent or attorney of such insurer or self-insurer, shall be admissible in evidence or referred to at the hearing of any such claim, or in any proceeding connected therewith, unless a copy of such statement or verbatim written transcript of such recorded statement has been furnished to the claimant, or to a person acting in his behalf, or to his attorney, within ten days after a written request therefor.

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