Definition of DATE OF INJURY in Black's Law Dictionary 4th Edition – Legal dictionary – Glossary of legal terms.
Definition of DATE OF INJURY
Means inception date of the injury and is regarded as coincident with date of occurrence or happening of accident which caused such injury. Indemnity Ins. Co. of North America v. Williams, 129 Tex. 51, 99 S.W.2d 905, 907; Associated Indemnity Corporation v. State Industrial Accident Commission, 124 Cal.App. 378, 12 P.2d 1075, 1076; Larson v. Industrial Commission, 224 Wis. 294, 271 N.W. 835, 836. Date of the compensable injury and not date of accident or occurrence from which incapacity resulted. Rossi V. Thomas F. Jackson Co., 120 Conn. 456, 181 A. 539.
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