compensable injury

Such injury within workers' compensation act is one caused by an accident arising out of and in the course of the employment and for which the injured employee is entitled to receive compensation under such law. Seymour v. Journal-Star Printing Co., 174 Neb. 150, 116 N.W.2d 297, 299.

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • compensable injury — A personal injury to an employee for which he is entitled to compensation under a workmen s compensation act, which means that there is a causal relation between the employment and the injury. Trudenich v Marshall (DC Wash) 34 F Supp 486 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • compensable — adj. 1. receiving money for services rendered. Syn: paying(prenominal), remunerative, salaried, stipendiary. [WordNet 1.5] 2. qualifying one for receipt of compensation, such as for a bodily injury; as, a compensable injury. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • injury — in·ju·ry n pl ries [Latin injuria, from injurus injurious, from in not + jur jus right] 1: an act that wrongs or harms another; specif: a violation of a legally protected interest (as the physical or mental well being, property, reputation, or… …   Law dictionary

  • injury — Any wrong or damage done to another, either in his person, rights, reputation, or property. The invasion of any legally protected interest of another. Restatement, Second, Torts, No. 7. Absolute injuries. Injuries to those rights which a person… …   Black's law dictionary

  • injury — Any wrong or damage done to another, either in his person, rights, reputation, or property. The invasion of any legally protected interest of another. Restatement, Second, Torts, No. 7. Absolute injuries. Injuries to those rights which a person… …   Black's law dictionary

  • compensable — Entitled to compensation. See, e.g., compensable injury …   Black's law dictionary

  • compensable — com·pen·sa·ble /kəm pen sə bəl/ adj: entitling an individual to compensation a compensable job related injury Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • compensable — adjective Date: 1661 that is to be or can be compensated < a compensable job related injury > • compensability noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • compensable — compensability, n. /keuhm pen seuh beuhl/, adj. eligible for or subject to compensation, esp. for a bodily injury. [1655 65; COMPENS(ATE) + ABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • compensable death — Within worker s compensation acts is one which results to employee from injury by accident arising out of and in course of employment …   Black's law dictionary

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