Duffy v E. Stone Sons Ltd

CourtSupreme Court
Judgment Date01 January 1938
Date01 January 1938
S. C., I.F.S.
E. Stone & Sons, Ltd.

Injury to workman's fingers of the left hand - Workman's incapacity partial - Intervention of a strike - Treatment of partial incapacity as total incapacity - "Failed to obtain employment" - Onus on workman - Workmen's Compensation Act (No. 9 of 1934), s. 24, and Third Schedule.

Where an injured workman, who has so far recovered from his injury as to be fit for employment of a certain kind, seeks the benefit of the provisions of s. 24 (which relates to the treatment of partial incapacity as total incapacity) of the Workmen's Compensation Act, 1934, some evidence must be adduced by him of an...

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