Rule 47:03:01:02 Contents of petition.
47:03:01:02. Contents of petition. The petition shall be
in writing and need follow no specified form. It shall state clearly and
concisely the cause of action for which hearing is sought, including the name
of the claimant, the name of the employer, the name of the insurer, the time
and place of accident, the manner in which the accident occurred, the fact that
the employer had actual knowledge of the injury within 3 business days or that
written notice of injury was served upon the employer, and the nature and
extent of the disability of the employee. A general equitable request for an
award shall constitute a sufficient prayer for awarding compensation, interest
on overdue compensation, and costs to the claimant. A letter which embodies the
information required in this section is sufficient to constitute a petition for
SL 1975, ch 16, § 1; transferred from § 47:03:01:03, 9 SDR 81, 9 SDR 124,
effective July 1, 1983; transferred from § 47:03:01:04, 27 SDR 1,
effective July 19, 2000.
Authority: SDCL 62-2-5.
Implemented: SDCL 62-7-12.
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