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Being such as to entitle or warrant compensation: compensable injuries.
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chiefly US entitled to compensation or capable of being compensated
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(kəmˈpɛn sə bəl)

eligible for or subject to compensation.
com•pen`sa•bil′i•ty, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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 estate argued that it is entitled to benefits because New Hampshire law states that if an employee's death results from a compensable work-related injury, then the employee's dependents receive compensation.
When "stress" becomes "distress" then there is the potential for a work related disability or compensable workers compensation claim.
The court said the Workers' Compensation Act allows carriers to recover only medical, income, death or burial benefits paid for a compensable injury.
The court said the Workers Compensation Act allows carriers to recover only medical, income, death or burial benefits paid for a compensable injury.
Covered employees may only claim once every three years starting from the date of involuntary separation, and in case of concurrence of two or more compensable contingencies within the same period, only the highest benefit shall be paid.
Compensable lands awarded by the government shall be paid by the ARBs over a certain period of time as per Republic Act (RA) 6657, as amended, Presidential Decree No.
Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III, meanwhile, said that this form of work agreement follows existing labor laws in the country.'The work arrangement shall include compensable work hours, a minimum number of work hours, overtime, rest days, entitlement to leave benefits, social welfare benefits, and security of tenure,' Bello said.
The circuit court determined that the unpaid time was compensable work time for which the drivers are owed additional wages.
Bourdeaux sought workers' compensation benefits for the left shoulder injury as a compensable consequence of the original injury to her right shoulder.
This means an employee who has sustained a compensable injury and is disabled from performing the duties of the worker's former regular employment is generally entitled to be reemployed by the employer for other work that is available and suitable.
Though these facts align with other cases that were held to be not compensable, the Georgia Court of Appeals awarded benefits in this instance.