compensable compensable  /kəm ˈpɛn sə bəl/


  • (adj) for which money is paid


  • Liability Ruling

    Burrell’s pretrial liability ruling, unchallenged on appeal, established as a matter of law that the actions of the state officials collectively caused a compensable injury to the plaintiff, Reinhardt wrote.
    on August 26, 2013     Source: Metropolitan News-Enterprise


  1. "Personal injury at law connotes serious trauma or illness. I would not purport to define compensable injury exhaustively, except to say that it must be serious and prolonged and rise above the ordinary annoyances, anxieties and fears that people...
    on May 23, 2008 By: Beverley McLachlin Source: Globe and Mail

  2. "At times it appeared plaintiff's cause was vilified by MHSAA, teachers, coaches, parents, the media and the general public," Enslen wrote. "Attempting to sway public opinion in favor of (CFE), however, is not compensable."
    on Apr 1, 2008 By: Richard Alan Enslen Source:

  3. Akaka said the current VA rating schedule "provides a minimum compensable rating of 10 percent or higher for most but not all disabilities that require medical attention."
    on Apr 8, 2008 By: Daniel Akaka Source: Marine Corps Times (subscription)

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