Service-connected Compensation: Hearings, Eighty-ninth Congress, First Session, on H.R. 168...April 27-29, 1965
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Subcommittee on Compensation and Pensions
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1965 - Military pensions - 154 pages
Considers 64 bills, to increase payment schedules for service-connected injuries and disabilities.
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Page 2478 - The ratings shall be based, as far as practicable, upon the average impairments of earning capacity resulting from such injuries in civil occupations...
Page 2602 - I of this regulation, if the disability resulted from an injury or disease received in line of duty (1) as a direct result of armed conflict, or (2) while engaged in extra-hazardous service, including such service under conditions simulating war, or (3) while the United States is engaged in war.
Page 2477 - Central visual acuity of 20/200 or less in the better eye, with corrective glasses, or central visual acuity of more than 20/200 if there is a field defect in which the peripheral field has contracted to such an extent that the widest diameter of visual field subtends an angular distance no greater than 20 degrees in the better eye.
Page 2606 - July 2, 1921, is discharged or resigns shall be conclusively held and taken to have been in sound condition when examined, accepted, and enrolled for service...
Page 2521 - Where the tort itself is of such a nature as to preclude the ascertainment of the amount of damages with certainty, it would be a perversion of fundamental principles of justice to deny all relief to the injured person, and thereby relieve the wrongdoer from making any amend for his acts.
Page 2608 - For disability resulting from personal injury or disease contracted in line of duty or for aggravation of a preexisting injury or disease contracted or suffered in line of duty...
Page 2521 - In such case, while the damages may not be determined by mere speculation or guess, it will be enough if the evidence show the extent of the damages as a matter of just and reasonable inference, although the result be only approximate.
Page 2521 - In an action for a personal injury, the local law of the state where the injury occurred determines the rights and liabilities of the parties, unless, with respect to the particular issue, some other state has a more significant relationship under the principles stated in § 6 to the occurrence and the parties, in which event the local law of the other state will be applied.