2013 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 42 - Workers' Compensation
CHAPTER 11 - OCCUPATIONAL DISEASES
SECTION 42-11-100. Amount of compensation payable for disability; exceptions.


SC Code § 42-11-100 (2013) What's This?

Compensation payable for disability from an occupational disease must be the same as that provided for an injury under this title. No compensation is payable:

(1) For the degree of disability resulting from noncompensable causes or the employee's refusal to use a safety appliance provided by and regularly required to be used by the employer or to obey a safety rule or regulation adopted and regularly enforced by the employer.

(2) For any disability resulting from the employee's intoxication or wilful intent to injure himself.

(3) For the time the employee refuses to accept suitable employment when ordered to do so by the Commission.

(4) After the disability terminates.

HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 72-259; 1952 Code Section 72-259; 1949 (46) 565; 1977 Act No. 103 Section 2; 1988 Act No. 677, Section 1, eff June 27, 1988.

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