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80.50 Computation of permanent disabilities.

(1) In computing permanent partial disabilities, the number of weeks attributable to more distal disabilities shall be deducted from the number of weeks in the schedule for more proximal disabilities before applying the percentage of disability for the more proximal injury, except that:
(a) Such a deduction shall not include multiple injury factors under s. 102.53 , Stats., and the dominant hand increase under s. 102.54 , Stats.; and (b) Such a deduction shall include preexisting disabilities.
(2) The number of weeks attributable to scheduled disabilities shall be deducted from 1,000 weeks before computing the number of weeks due for a non-;scheduled disability resulting from the same injury. This deduction shall not include multiple injury factors under s. 102.53 , Stats., and the dominant hand increase under
s. 102.54 , Stats.
(3) Multiple injury factors under s. 102.53 , Stats., and the dominant hand increase under s. 102.54 , Stats., do not apply to compensation for disfigurement under s. 102.56 , Stats.

History: Cr. Register, August, 1981, No. 308 , eff. 9-;1-;81; r. and recr. Register, September, 1982, No. 321 , eff. 10-;1-;82; CR 07-;019 : am. (1) (a), (2) and (3), Register October 2007 No. 622 , eff. 11-;1-;07.



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