702.604 Determining the amount of compensation for occupational disease claims which become manifest after retirement.
(a) If the claim is for disability benefits and the time of injury occurs after the employee has retired, compensation shall be 662⁄3 percent of the payrate, as determined under 702.603, times the disability, as determined according to 702.601(b).
(b) If the claim is for death benefits and the time of injury occurs after the decedent has retired, compensation shall be the percent specified in section 9 of the Act, 33 U.S.C. 909, times the payrate determined according to 702.603. Total weekly death benefits shall not exceed one fifty-second part of the decedent's average annual earnings during the fifty-two week period preceding retirement, such benefits shall be subject to the limitation provided for in section 6(b)(1) of the Act, 33 U.S.C. 906(b)(1).
[50 FR 406, Jan. 3, 1985, as amended at 51 FR 4286, Feb. 3, 1986]
Source: 83 FR 17290, Apr. 19, 2018, unless otherwise noted.