second injury fund

noun

Definition of second injury fund

: a fund maintained by assessments collected from insurers out of which a worker injured a second time is paid an amount that when added to workmen's compensation benefits brings the total to the amount payable under workmen's compensation for the combined injuries

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“Second injury fund.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/second%20injury%20fund. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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