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Law Number

Burns Ind. Code Ann. 10-14-3-10.8(f)

Summary Title

Workers' Compensation: Mutual Aid Agreement


A responding entity must provide workers' compensation for employees and volunteers when providing intrastate assistance to another jurisdiction. An employee of the responding entity must receive the same workers' compensation during the emergency as they would receive from their employer. This section is limited to the intrastate mutual aid system.

Full Title

Definitions; Intrastate mutual aid program.

Full Text

(f) Each provider participant shall provide for the payment of compensation and benefits to: (1) an injured member; and (2) a representative of a deceased member; of the provider participant’s emergency forces, if the member is injured or killed while rendering assistance under this section in the same manner and on the same terms as if the injury or death were sustained while the member was rendering assistance for or within the member’s own jurisdiction.