Most longshore compensation claims involve a loss-of-wage-earning-capacity analysis, and benefits are paid for the wage loss. (Scheduled awards are paid based on permanent disability, provided there is any wage-earning capacity.) Compensation indemnity payments are made weekly for as long as the loss of wage-earning capacity exists, which means for the natural life, not the work life, of the claimant if the disability extends permanently.
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