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80.33 Permanent disabilities; fingertip amputations.

In estimating permanent disability as a result of fingertip amputations, amputation of the distal one-;third or less shall be considered the equivalent of 45% loss of use of the distal phalanx, amputation of not more than the distal two-;thirds but more than the distal one-;third shall be considered the equivalent of 80% loss of use of the distal phalanx, and amputation of more than the distal two-;thirds shall be considered as 100% loss of the distal phalanx, provided there is not added disability as a result of malformed nail or tissue. In no case shall the allowance be greater than it would have been for amputation of the entire distal phalanx.

History: Cr. Register, October, 1965, No. 118 , eff. 11-;1-;65; am. Register, Novem ber, 1970, No. 179 , eff. 12-;1-;70.



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