Serious Personal Injury

Serious personal injury as mentioned in the first subsection, litera b, means
a) head injuries involving concussion, loss of consciousness or other serious consequences,
b) loss of consciousness due to other causes,
c) skeletal injuries and tendon injuries, with the exception of rupture or fracture of fingers or toes where the adjoining bones are not out of position (not dislocated fracture),
d) injury to internal organs,
e) full or partial amputation of body parts, with the exception of nails, or the tips of fingers or toes without simultaneous loss of bone substance,
f) poisoning or chemical exposure with danger of permanent health injury,
g) burns, frostbite or corrosive injury involving the full dermis (third degree) or partial dermal injuries (second degree) of the face, hands, feet or in the abdomen, as well as all partial dermal injuries affecting more than five per cent of the body,
h) general hypothermia (second degree or higher)
i) permanent damage or delayed consequences of injury leading to defined medical disability, cf. the Directorate of Labour and Welfare’s disability tables,
j) eye injuries leading to full or partial loss of sight,
k) ear injuries leading to full or partial loss of hearing,
l) injury with extensive loss of muscle mass or skin.

Source: Guidelines Regarding the Management Regulations, Norway, updated December 2012. Regulatory Guidance

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