Workmen's Accident Compensation in the District of Columbia: Hearing[s] ... United States Senate, Seventieth Congress, First Session ...
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the District of Columbia, United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the District of Columbia. Subcommittee on Insurance and Banks
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1928 - 85 sider
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Side 16 - This act shall be so interpreted and construed as to effect its general purpose to make uniform the law of those states which enact it.
Side 25 - If the employee refuses to submit himself for or in any way obstructs any examination, his right to claim compensation under this Act shall be suspended until such refusal or obstruction ceases. No compensation shall be payable while such refusal or obstruction continues, and the period of such refusal or obstruction shall be deducted from the period for which compensation is payable to him.
Side 3 - The director shall adopt reasonable and proper rules to govern the procedure of the divisions and to regulate and provide for the nature and extent of the proofs and evidence and the method of taking and furnishing the same...
Side 4 - ... without regard to fault as a cause thereof, except where the injury is, occasioned by the willful intention of the injured employee to bring about the injury or death of himself or of another, or where the injury results solely from the intoxication of the injured employee while on duty...
Side 20 - To the widower, if there is no child, thirtyfive per centum if wholly dependent for support upon the deceased employee at the time of her death.
Side 16 - personal injury" shall mean only Injury by accident arising out of and in the course of the employment and shall not include a disease in any form, except where It results naturally and unavoidably from the accident.
Side 24 - ... where death results from such injuries and in such action the defendant shall not avail himself or itself of the following common law defenses: — The defense of the fellow-servant rule, the defense of the assumption of risk, or the defense of contributory negligence.
Side 18 - An Act to establish a code of law for the District of Columbia", approved March 3, 1901, as amended (DC Code, 1940 edition, title 1, sec.