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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 2: Knowledge by employee of defect or negligence

Section 2. An employee or his legal representatives shall not be entitled under section one of this chapter or under chapter two hundred and twenty-nine to any right of action for damages against his employer if such employee knew of the defect or negligence which caused the injury, and failed within a reasonable time to give, or cause to be given, information thereof to the employer, or to some person superior to himself in the service of the employer who was intrusted with general superintendence.