2009 New Jersey Code
34:15-32. Occupational disease; determining disability and amount of compensation
TITLE 34 - LABOR AND WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION
34:15-32 - Occupational disease; determining disability and amount of compensation
The compensation payable for death or disability total in character and permanent in quality resulting from an occupational disease shall be the same in amount and duration and shall be payable in the same manner and to the same persons as would have been entitled thereto had the death or disability been caused by an accident arising out of and in the course of the employment.
In determining the duration of temporary and permanent partial disability, either or both, and the duration of payment for the disability due to occupational diseases, the same rules and regulations as are now applicable to accident or injury occurring under this article shall apply.
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