Sulzer stated that in France, the law on the subject gave an indemnity of one half of the loss in wages for partial disability caused by the accident and two thirds of a year’s wages for total disability. Most countries have laws similar in principle.
Reference: Sulzer A. Estimation of the value of a lost or injured eye as regards the question of damages. Arch Ophthalmol. 1905:179.
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