Preliminary Report Nebraska Employers' Liability and Workmen's Compensation Commission ...

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Legislative Reference Bureau, 1912 - 48 pagini

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Pagina 35 - President, upon notice and hearing, for neglect of duty or malfeasance in office, but for no other cause. (b) A vacancy in the Board shall not impair the right of the remaining members to exercise all the powers of the Board, and two members of the Board shall, at all times, constitute a quorum.
Pagina 21 - Every person in the service of another under any contract of hire, express or implied, oral or written, including aliens, and also including minors who are legally permitted to work under the laws of the state who, for the purposes of this act.
Pagina 43 - Provided, however, that in no case shall the amount received for more than one finger exceed the amount provided in this schedule for the loss of a hand...
Pagina 44 - The following persons shall be conclusively presumed to be wholly dependent for support upon a deceased employee: — (a) A wife upon a husband with whom she lives at the time of his death.
Pagina 46 - Provided, however, in case the final action of such board denies the right of the claimant to participate at all in such fund on the ground that the injury was self-inflicted or on the ground that the accident did not arise in the course of employment, or upon any other ground going to the basis of the claimant's right...
Pagina 37 - ... shall compel obedience by attachment proceedings as for contempt, as in the case of disobedience of the requirements of a subpoena issued from such court or a refusal to testify therein.
Pagina 35 - The commission shall be in continuous session and open for the transaction of business during all the business hours of each and every day excepting Sundays and legal holidays. All sessions shall be open to the public, and shall stand and be adjourned without further notice thereof on its records.
Pagina 43 - For the loss of a fourth finger, commonly called little finger, fifty per centum of daily wages during fifteen weeks. The loss of the first phalange of the thumb, or of any finger, shall be considered to be equal to the loss of one-half of such thumb, or finger, and compensation shall be one-half the amounts above specified.
Pagina 39 - Any employer who employs five or more workmen or operates regularly in the same business, or in or about the same establishment who shall pay into the state insurance fund the premiums provided by this act, shall not be liable to respond in damages at common law or by statute...
Pagina 47 - Commission shall not be bound by the usual common law or statutory rules of evidence or by any technical or formal rules of procedure, other than as herein provided, but may make the investigation in such manner as in its judgment is best calculated to ascertain the substantial rights of the parties and to carry out justly the spirit of this Act.

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