Disabled Soldiers and Sailors Pensions and Training

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Oxford University Press, American branch, 1919 - Disabled veterans - 471 pages
 

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Page 38 - Persons honorably discharged from the military or naval service by reason of disability resulting from wounds or sickness incurred in the line of duty, shall be preferred for appointments to civil offices, provided they are found to possess the business capacity necessary for the proper discharge of the duties of such offices.
Page 321 - The ratings shall be based, as far as practicable, upon the average impairments of earning capacity resulting from such injuries in civil occupations and not upon the impairment in earning capacity in each individual case, so that there shall be no reduction in the rate of compensation for individual success in overcoming the handicap of a permanent injury.
Page 321 - If and while the disability is partial, the monthly compensation shall be a percentage of the compensation that would be payable for his total disability, equal to the degree of the reduction in earning capacity resulting from the disability, but no compensation shall be payable for the reduction in earning capacity rated at less than ten per centum.
Page 329 - ... such other provisions for the protection and advantage of and for alternative benefits to the insured and the beneficiaries as may be found to be reasonable and practicable...
Page 328 - Total disability shall be deemed to be "permanent" whenever it is founded upon conditions which render it reasonably 'certain that it will continue throughout the life of the person suffering from it.
Page 103 - the care of the sailors and soldiers, who have been disabled in the war, is an obligation which should fall primarily upon the State; and that this liability can not be considered as having been extinguished by the award of a pension from public funds. We regard it as the duty of the State to see that the disabled man shall be, as far as possible, restored to health, and that assistance shall be forthcoming to enable him to earn his living in the occupation best suited to his circumstances and physical...
Page 320 - To an injured person who is totally disabled and in addition so helpless as to be in constant need of a nurse or attendant, such additional sum shall be paid, but not exceeding $20 per month, as the director may deem reasonable: Provided, however, That for the loss of both feet or both hands or both eyes...
Page 306 - ... increase their military efficiency and enable them to return to civil life better equipped for industrial, commercial, and general business occupations...
Page 320 - If he has no wife but one child living, $40, with $10 for each additional child up to two. (g) If he has a widowed mother dependent on him for support, then, in addition to the above amounts, $10. To an injured person who is totally disabled and in addition so helpless as to be in constant need of a nurse or attendant, such additional sum shall be paid, but not exceeding $20 per month, as the director may deem reasonable...
Page 329 - ... shall be payable to such person or persons within the permitted class of beneficiaries as would under the laws of the State of the residence of the insured be entitled to his personal property in case of intestacy.

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