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Indiana Code Title 22. Labor and Safety § 22-3-2-2.5

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Sec. 2.5. ?(a)?As used in this section, ?school to work student? refers to a student participating in on-the-job training under the federal School to Work Opportunities Act (20 U.S.C. 6101 et seq.).

(b)?Except as provided in IC 22-3-7-2.5, a school to work student is entitled to the following compensation and benefits under this article:

(1)?Medical benefits under IC 22-3-2 through IC 22-3-6.

(2)?Permanent partial impairment compensation under IC 22-3-3-10. ?Permanent partial impairment compensation for a school to work student shall be paid in a lump sum upon agreement or final award.

(3)?In the case that death results from the injury:

(A)?death benefits in a lump sum amount of one hundred seventy-five thousand dollars ($175,000), payable upon agreement or final award to any dependents of the student under IC 22-3-3-18 through IC 22-3-3-20, or, if the student has no dependents, to the student's parents; ?and

(B)?burial compensation under IC 22-3-3-21.

(c)?For the sole purpose of modifying an award under IC 22-3-3-27, a school to work student's average weekly wage is presumed to be equal to the federal minimum wage.

(d)?A school to work student is not entitled to the following compensation under this article:

(1)?Temporary total disability compensation under IC 22-3-3-8.

(2)?Temporary partial disability compensation under IC 22-3-3-9.

(e)?Except for remedies available under IC 5-2-6.1, recovery under subsection (b) is the exclusive right and remedy for:

(1)?a school to work student; ?and

(2)?the personal representatives, dependents, or next of kin, at common law or otherwise, of a school to work student;

on account of personal injury or death by accident arising out of and in the course of school to work employment.

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