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The DC Code: § 1-623.08 Reduction of compensation for subsequent injury to same member.

Index1 Government Organization. (Refs & Annos)

The period of compensation payable under the schedule in § 1-623.07 is reduced by the period of compensation paid or payable under the schedule for an earlier injury if: (1) Compensation in both cases is for disability of the same member or function or different parts of the same member or function or for disfigurement; and (2) the Mayor finds that compensation payable for the later disability, in whole or in part, would duplicate the compensation payable for the preexisting disability. In such a case, compensation for disability continuing after the scheduled period starts on the expiration of that period as reduced under this section.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 1-624.8. 1973 Ed., § 1-353.8. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 2-139, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 1-601.01. DC CODE § 1-623.08 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 3, 1979, D.C. Law 2-139, § 2308, 25 DCR 5740.)