Scheduled Injuries – types of partially disabling injuries for which a predetermined amount of compensation is allowed under a workers’ compensation statute

scheduled injury:

1. Workers’ compensation. A partially disabling injury for which a predetermined amount of compensation is allowed under a workers’ compensation statute. [1]

schedule injuries:

1. Injuries compensable under a workmen’s compensation statute for specific sums, regardless of the fact that the workman has not been incapacitated to perform his accustomed duties and has suffered no loss of earnings or earning capacity.  58 Am J1st Workm Comp § 287. [2]

scheduled injuries:

1. Under a workers’ compensation act, injuries compensable in specified amounts, based upon the seriousness of the injury, regardless of whether the worker has been incapacitated or has suffered a loss of earning capacity.
     See compensable; loss of earning capacity. [3]


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[1]: Black’s Law Dictionary Deluxe Tenth Edition by Henry Campbell Black, Editor in Chief Bryan A. Garner. ISBN: 978-0-314-61300-4

[2]: Ballantine’s Law Dictionary with Pronunciations
Third Edition by James A. Ballantine (James Arthur 1871-1949).  Edited by William S. Anderson.  © 1969 by THE LAWYER’S CO-OPERATIVE PUBLISHING COMPANY.  Library of Congress Catalog Card No. 68-30931

[3]:  Ballantine’s Law Dictionary Legal Assistant Edition by Jack Ballantine (James Arthur 1871-1949).  Doctored by Jack G. Handler, J.D. © 1994 Delmar by Thomson Learning.  ISBN 0-8273-4874-6.


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