Section 25-5-79

Written notice to employer of accident - Service and contents.

The notice referred to in Section 25-5-78 may be served personally upon the employer or upon any agent of the employer upon whom a summons may be served in civil actions or by sending it by registered or certified mail to the employer at his last known residence or business place within the state and shall be substantially in the following form:

"Notice - You are hereby notified that an injury was received by _____ who was in your employ at _____ while engaged as _____, under the superintendency of _____, on or about the _____ day of _____, 2 __, at about __ o'clock, __ m., and who is now located at _____ (give town, street and number), that so far as now known, the nature of the injury was _____ and that compensation may be claimed therefor. Signed _____ (giving address) _____ dated _____, 2__"

No variation from this form shall be material if the notice is sufficient to advise the employer that a certain employee, by name, received a specified injury in the course of his employment on or about a specified time, at or near a certain place specified.

(Acts 1919, No. 245, p. 206; Code 1923, §7569; Code 1940, T. 26, §295.)