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Being such as to entitle or warrant compensation: compensable injuries.


chiefly US entitled to compensation or capable of being compensated


(kəmˈpɛn sə bəl)

eligible for or subject to compensation.
com•pen`sa•bil′i•ty, n.
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Adj.1.compensable - for which money is paid; "a paying job"; "remunerative work"; "salaried employment"; "stipendiary services"
paid - marked by the reception of pay; "paid work"; "a paid official"; "a paid announcement"; "a paid check"
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The assurance of the economic consequences derived from the professional, exploitation and employer~s responsibility or due to work accident that during the validity of the same could correspond directly, jointly or subsidiarily to the insured, for the compensable damages, caused by action or omission to third parties in the exercise of their activity.
The threshold for something to be a compensable workers' compensation claim varies from 1% (aggravating condition) to more than 50% (major cause), workers' compensation benefits should be reserved for injuries and diseases caused by the workplace environment, not a simple aggravation.
For a NIED claim to be compensable in New Hampshire, a plaintiff must have suffered documented physical symptoms arising from anxiety they would not have suffered if not for the actions of the defendant.
In the majority of instances, the claims have been found compensable.
Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), activities engaged-in by employees that occur before and after scheduled work hours not involving the performance of the principal activities of an employee's job are normally not compensable as working time.
40) Each element in this approach serves to define the contours of a compensable injury and to determine who owes what to whom.
In 1947, the Portal-to-Portal Act was enacted to overrule decisions that Congress felt interpreted compensable work too broadly, walking from the parking lot to the desk, for example.
The authors address, among other subjects: basic compensation features, development of workersE compensation, assaults, risks, the range of compensable consequences, accidental injury and disease, mental and nervous injury, employment status, benefits, exclusions and exemptions, employee misconduct, and employer misconduct.
Barnes Shareholder Greenberg Traurig, LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress' webcast entitled “Understanding FLSA's Compensable Time Requirements for Non-Exempt Employees in 2014 Live Webcast.
The district court also held the diminution of an assessment base is not a compensable loss under the Takings Clause of the Fifth Amendment.
In May of this year, the state Workers' Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) referred Sedgwick CMS to the Division of Workers' Compensation's Audit Unit for "unreasonably delaying or denying treatment for a patient who was dying from an infection he contracted after undergoing surgery for a compensable work injury.
The philosophy behind and the purpose of the enactment of the workers' compensation statutes in the various states was, and still is, to promptly provide benefits to an injured employee for covered and compensable injuries with a minimum of delay and hassle.