Rehabilitation Monograph Volume 1-36

Rehabilitation Monograph Volume 1-36

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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 bad-conduct discharge from the service bars and terminates all right to any compensation. As far as the payment of compensation is concerned, an officer, enlisted man, or other member of the forces is held and taken to have been in sound condition when examined, accepted, and enrolled for service. That is to say, he is conclusively presumed to have been in sound physical condition, and if, as a matter of fact, he was not in which subsequently disables him, such injury or disease is considered as having been incurred in the line of duty, and the man is entitled to compensation therefor. Though no compensation is payable on account of disability resulting from an injury or disease that was not incurrent in the line of duty, the Bureau of War-Risk Insurance reserves the right to make a final decision upon the question whether or not a particular injury or disease was or was not incurred in the line of duty in so far as the right to receive compensation payments is concerned. An official statement from the proper branch of the service that injury or disease was incurred in line of duty is accepted as conclusive by the Bureau of War-Risk Insurance, but in some instances a disease or injury reported not incurred in line of duty may be found by the bureau to have been incurred in the line of duty in so far as the right to receive payments of compensation is concerned. A man may receive compensation for disability resulting from injury or disease other than that for which he was discharged, provided it appears from all the evidence in the case that he actually suffered such an injury or disease while in the service and that the subsequent disability is the result thereof. No compensation is payable to a person while in receipt of service or...
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  • Paperback | 276 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 499g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236764285
  • 9781236764287