Hearings and Report on Workmen's Compensation in the District of Columbia: Sixty-seventh Congress. Sixty-eighth Congress

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Page 181 - ... 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...
Page 461 - All questions arising under this Act, if not settled by agreement of the parties interested therein with the approval of the board, shall, except as otherwise herein provided, be determined by the board.
Page 351 - ... permanent total disability. In all other cases permanent total disability shall be determined in accordance with the facts.
Page 3 - The common law bases the employer's liability for injuries to the employee upon the ground of negligence; but negligence is merely the disregard of some duty imposed by law; and the nature and extent of the duty may be modified by legislation, with corresponding change in the test of negligence.
Page 180 - That in cases of death or of permanent total or permanent partial disability, if the monthly payment to the beneficiary is less than $5 a month, or if the beneficiary is or is about to become a nonresident of the United States, or if the...
Page 457 - The State of Washington, therefore, exercising herein its police and sovereign power, declares that all phases of the premises are withdrawn from private controversy, and sure and certain relief for workmen, injured in...
Page 180 - The above percentages shall be paid if there is no widow, widower, child, or dependent parent. If there is a widow, widower, child, or dependent parent, there shall be paid so much of the above percentages as, when added to the total percentage payable to the widow, widower, children, and dependent parents, will not exceed a total of sixty-six and two-thirds per centum.
Page 118 - JOHN B. ANDREWS, SECRETARY AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR LABOR LEGISLATION, NEW YORK CITY The CHAIRMAN. Mr. Andrews, you represent the American Association for Labor Legislation?
Page 512 - We are clearly of the opinion that a State, in the exercise of its power to pass such legislation as reasonably is deemed to be necessary to promote the health, safety, and general welfare of its people, may regulate the carrying on of industrial occupations that frequently and inevitably produce personal injuries and disability with consequent loss of earning power among the men and women employed, and, occasionally...
Page 459 - But liability for compensation under this act shall not be reduced or affected by any insurance, contribution, or other benefit whatsoever, due to or received by the person entitled to such compensation, and the person so...

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