Montana Code Annotated 2003

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     69-14-1005. Medical aid for injured trainmen. (1) In case any railroad trainman or employee of any railroad doing business in this state shall be injured during his regular course of employment, any employee of said railroad is hereby empowered and authorized to call upon and retain the services of the nearest practicing physician or surgeon to care for and treat any such injured trainman or employee, during and until such time as one of the regularly employed and paid physicians or surgeons of such railroad corporation is able to render such service.
     (2) In cases where the services of any physician or surgeon other than the regularly employed physician or surgeon of the railroad corporation are retained and hired, as provided in this section, such physician or surgeon shall be compensated and paid a reasonable fee for such services performed by him.
     (3) If any railroad corporation refuses or neglects to pay for the services of any such physician as hereinbefore provided for within a reasonable time after such physician or surgeon has rendered the services therefor, such railroad corporation shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

     History: (1)En. Sec. 1, Ch. 95, L. 1909; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 45, L. 1921; re-en. Sec. 6602, R.C.M. 1921; re-en. Sec. 6602, R.C.M. 1935; Sec. 72-645, R.C.M. 1947; (2)En. Sec. 2, Ch. 95, L. 1909; re-en. Sec. 6603, R.C.M. 1921; re-en. Sec. 6603, R.C.M. 1935; Sec. 72-646, R.C.M. 1947; (3)En. Sec. 3, Ch. 95, L. 1909; re-en. Sec. 6604, R.C.M. 1921; re-en. Sec. 6604, R.C.M. 1935; Sec. 72-647, R.C.M. 1947; R.C.M. 1947, 72-645, 72-646, 72-647.

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