Oklahoma Industrial Commission Reports Volume 1

Oklahoma Industrial Commission Reports Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ...or would have continued, except for the injury. The consequences of the injury extend through the en tire period, and so long as the incapacity of the employee for work results from the injury it comes within the statute, even when prolonged by pre-existing disease. "The order of the Industrial Accident Board is affirmed." In the case of Solomon Homan vs. Eddystone Ammunition Corporation, recently decided by the Pennsylvania Workmen's Compensation Board, it Was held: "It was conceded that the injury to employee's ankle aggravated an existing tubercular condition of the bones, requiring the amputation of the leg. The medical testimony was that without the blow the amputation would not have been necessary. The board holds that it is immaterial whether or not the claimant suffered with tubercular bone previous to the accident, and that the employee is entitled to compensation if the accidental injury which he sustained was such as to hasten the time of amputation. The board reiterates its previous holding that the Workmen's Compensation Act does not prescribe any standard of health or physical condition to which workmen of the State must conform to qualify for compensation, nor does it imply any warranty on the part of the employee that he is free from latent disease or physical defect which may develop into serious injury if excited into activity through his exertions in the course of his employment. "The referee's award is affirmed." After a careful examination of the testimony in this case and the above authorities we are of the opinion that Sec. 7, Art. 1 of the Workmen's Compensation Law which reads as follows: " 'Injury or personal injury' means only...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 200g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236764897
  • 9781236764898