S.C. Code Regs. § 67-1101

Current through Register Vol. 46, No. 11, November 25, 2022
Section 67-1101 - Total or Partial Loss or Loss of Use of a Member, Organ, or Part of the Body
A. This regulation does not include injury to the many bodily systems, organs, members, and anatomical parts for which compensation is payable due to disability or serious disfigurement under Section 42-9-10 and Section 42-9-20.
B. This schedule of organs, members, and bodily parts lists prominent parts of the anatomy subject to occupational injury and is not complete. The value of an organ, member, or bodily part not included may be determined in accordance with the American Medical Association's "Guide to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment", or any other accepted medical treatise or authority. Compensation shall be payable shall be payable for total loss, permanent partial loss, or loss of use of a member, organ, or part of the body when compensation is not otherwise payable.
C. For total loss, partial loss, or loss of use of an organ, member, or body part listed in this regulation, disability shall be deemed to continue for the minimum period specified, if applicable. In cases involving impairment and disability in excess of the minimum period specified for partial loss of or loss of use of an organ, member, or bodily part, compensation shall be payable in such proportion as disability bears to the maximum number of weeks provided in this regulation. The maximum period of compensation for a combination of injuries is the legislative criterion of five hundred weeks.

Partial Loss or

Organ, Member or Body Part

Total Loss

Loss of Use

Breast

75

10-75

Breasts

250

25-250

Coccyx

10

1-10

Gall Bladder

75

10-75

Kidney

400

25-250

Lung

400

25-250

Pancreas

500

10-250

Rib

10

1 1/2 -10

(Maximum award of 200 weeks for total loss of 4

ribs)

Scrotum and Testicles

350

30-300

Spleen

25

2 1/2 -25

Testicle

75

10-75

Testicles

250

25-250

Tongue

500

50-500

Tooth

2

1/2 -2

Biliary Tract

75-400

Bladder

25-250

Brain

25-250

Bronchi or Bronchus

25-400

Esophagus

25-400

Cervix

10-100

Clavicle

10-100

Colon

25-250

Diaphragm

25-250

Duodenum

10-250

Fallopian Tubes

10-100

Heart

25-250

Intestine, Small

10-400

Larynx

25-400

Liver

25-250

Mandible

10-100

Ovaries

10-100

Palate

25-250

Penis

25-250

Prostate

10-100

Rectum

10-250

Scapula

10-200

Skin

5-300

Spermatic Cord

10-100

Sternum

10-100

Stomach

25-250

Thyroid Gland

10-100

Ureter

10-100

Urethra

10-100

Vagina

25-250

Vulva

25-250

Nasal Pasage

10-75

Olfactory Nerve

10-75

Sinus

5-30

Zygomatic Arch or Facial Nerve

(In accordance with the AMA "Guides")

S.C. Code Regs. 67-1101

Amended by State Register Volume 16, Issue No. 4, eff April 24, 1992; State Register Volume 34, Issue No. 2, eff February 26, 2010.