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80.34 Loss of earning capacity.

(1) Any department determinations as to loss of earning capacity for injuries arising under s. 102.44 (2) and (3) , Stats., shall take into account the effect of the injured employee's permanent physical and mental limitations resulting from the injury upon present and potential earnings in view of the following factors:

(a) Age;
(b) Education;
(c) Training;
(d) Previous work experience;
(e) Previous earnings;
(f) Present occupation and earnings;
(g) Likelihood of future suitable occupational change;
(h) Efforts to obtain suitable employment;
(i) Willingness to make reasonable change in a residence to secure suitable employment;
(j) Success of and willingness to participate in reasonable physical and vocational rehabilitation program; and
(k) Other pertinent evidence. History: Cr. Register, September, 1982, No. 321 , eff. 10-;1-;82.



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