WVC 23 - 4 - 1 A
§23-4-1a. Report of injuries by employee.
Every employee who sustains an injury subject to this chapter,
or his or her representative, shall immediately on the occurrence
of the injury or as soon thereafter as practicable give or cause to
be given to the employer or any of the employer's agents a written
notice of the occurrence of the injury, with like notice or a copy
of the notice to the workers' compensation commission stating in
ordinary language the name and address of the employer, the name
and address of the employee, the time, place, nature and cause of
the injury, and whether temporary total disability has resulted
from the injury. The notice shall be given personally to the
employer or any of the employer's agents, or may be sent by
certified mail addressed to the employer at the employer's last
known residence or place of business. The notice may be given to
the workers' compensation commission by mail.