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Total Disability

( Originally Published 1918 )



Alaska.--Total permanent, $3,600 to workman alone; $1,200 additional if wife is living; $600 additional for each child under 16; total not to exceed $6,000; if no wife or child, $600 to each de-pendent parent; total temporary disability, 50 per cent of weekly wages for not more than six months.

Arizona.-50 per cent of average semi-monthly earnings during disability, not to exceed $4,000.

California.-65 per cent of average weekly earnings during disability. When the degree of disability reaches or exceeds 70 per cent after the expiration of 240 weeks, a further benefit from 10 to 40 per cent during the remainder of life.

Colorado.-50 per cent of weekly wages during disability; minimum $5, maximum $8; full wages if less than $5.

Connecticut.--One-half weekly wages for 520 weeks; minimum, $5, maximum $14.

Hawaii.-60 per cent of weekly wages for not longer than 312 weeks; minimum, $3, maximum $18; total not to exceed $5,000.

Illinois.-50 per cent of weekly earnings; $6 minimum, $12 maximum up to maximum of death benefit of $4,000, but in any event not longer than 8 years.

Indiana.-55 per cent of wages for not more than 500 weeks.

Iowa.-60 per cent of wages, but not more than $10 nor less than $6 (unless wages are less than $6, then full wages) for not more than 300 weeks.

Kansas.-60 per cent of weekly earnings ($6 minimum, $15 maximum) for not more than 8 years.

Louisiana.-50 per cent of the weekly wages ($3 minimum, $16 maximum) for not more than 400 weeks.

Maine.-60 per cent of the wages for not more than 500 weeks; $6 minimum, $15 maximum; total not to exceed S3,000.

Maryland.-66 2/3 per cent of weekly wages, $8 minimum, $16 maximum, for not over 8 years. Total not to exceed $5,000. If wages are less than $5, full wages will be paid. Medical, surgical, etc., not over $150.

Massachusetts.-66 2/3 per cent of weekly wages for not more than 500 weeks ; $5 minimum, $14 maximum; total not to exceed $4,000.

Michigan.-50 per cent of weekly wages for not more than 500 weeks; $4 minimum, $10 maximum ; total not to exceed $4,000.

Minnesota.-60 per cent of wages.

Montana.—For temporary total disability, 50 percent during disability ($10 maximum, $6 minimum), unless wages are less than $6, when full wages will be paid for not more than 300 weeks. Permanent total disability, the same scale for 400 weeks, then $5 per week while disability continues.

Nebraska.—Two thirds the weekly wage, if not less than $6 nor more than $12 per week, for 300 weeks.; thereafter while disability lasts, 45 per cent of such wages, but not less than $4.50 nor more than $9 weekly.

Nevada.—50 percent of monthly earnings ; specified increase for specified maimings; total not to exceed $5,000. Deduction for contributory negligence.

New Hampshire.—50 percent of average weekly earnings (maximum $10) for not more than 300 weeks.

New Jersey.—50 percent of wages for 400 weeks; $5 minimum, $10 maximum.

New York.-66 2/3 percent of wages (maximum $10 weekly) for not more than 500 weeks; total not to exceed $4,000.

Ohio.-66 2/3 per cent of wages until death; $5 minimum, $12 maximum.

Oklahoma.—Permanent or total disability, 50 percent of average weekly wages for not more than 500 weeks; for temporary total disability, 50 per cent of average weekly wage, for not more than 300 weeks.

Oregon.—Monthly payments as follows: (1) If unmarried at the time of injury, $30; (2) if with wife or invalid husband, but no children under 16 years of age, $35; if husband is not an invalid, $30; (3) if married, or widow or widower with a child or children under 16 years, $6 additional for each child until 16 years of age; total payments not to exceed $50 a month.

Pennsylvania.-50 per cent of weekly wage for 500 weeks; $5 minimum, $10 maximum; total not to exceed $4,000. If wages are less than $5, full wages will be paid.

Rhode Island.—50 percent of weekly earnings for not more than 500 weeks; $4 minimum, $10 maximum.

Texas.—60 percent of the average weekly wage, or not less than $5 nor more than $15, nor for any time longer than 400 weeks.

Vermont.—Medical and hospital services for two weeks, not to exceed $75; 50 percent of weekly wages for 26 weeks if temporary, 260 weeks if permanent, subject to an extension of 52. weeks; $3 minimum, $12.50 maximum; total not to exceed $4,000. If wages are less than $3, then full, wages.

Washington.—$20 per month if single, $25 if married; for each child under 16 years of age, $5 per month; not over $35 per month in all. Deduction for removal of safeguard by employee.

West Virginia.—Medical, nurse and hospital services not exceeding $150, or in special cases $300; 50 per cent of the average weekly wage during life.

Wisconsin.—65 percent of the average weekly earnings preceding the injury, but if the injured requires the attendance of a nurse, then 100 per cent of such average weekly earnings, to be paid during the first ninety days of disability. But the total may not exceed four years' earnings. .

Wyoming.—Lump sum of $1,400 if single, $1,600 if wife or invalid husband; total including allowances for children not to exceed $1,800. For temporary total disability, $18 a month if single, $24 a month if married, and $5 a month for each child under 16, but not to exceed $35 a month altogether, and the aggregate not to exceed amount paid for permanent disability.



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