CHAPTER 298 - DELAWARE WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION LAW - COMPENSATION FOR DISFIGUREMENT OF FACE OR HEAD

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 175 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, AS AMENDED, ENTITLED "DELAWARE WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION LAW" BY EXTENDING THE PROVISIONS FOR PAYMENTS THEREUNDER, AND BY PROVIDING FOR COMPENSATION FOR DISFIGUREMENT TO THE FACE OR HEAD.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

Section 1. That 6080. Section 10 of Chapter 175 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, as amended, be amended by adding thereto a new subsection to be known as, and styled as 6080. Section 10, Subsection (g), as follows:

6080. Section 10 (g). The Board shall award proper and equitable compensation for serious and permanent facial or head disfigurement; such compensation shall be paid to the employee at the rate of Sixty percentum (60%) of his weekly wages for a period not to exceed one hundred fifty (150) weeks.

Approved April 10, 1945.