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Medicina Legal de Costa Rica

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HERRERA FLORES, Mario. Cálculo de indemnizaciones por daño corporal y moral y su relación con los dictámenes médico legales. Med. leg. Costa Rica [online]. 2008, vol.25, n.2, pp.47-54. ISSN 2215-5287.

Generally, specialist in legal medicine makes an inform about permanent disability and express the intensity of body injuries into a percentage, but almost never he knows how this percentage finally becomes an economical indemnization for victims. This work is reallized by the skillful mathematical actuary, who takes a lot of factors around the victim and translates the percentage into a economical compensation.In this paper we describe one of the procedures utillized in Costa Rica for this, and some practical examples.

Keywords : Skillfull mathematical actuary; body injuries valoration; economical compensation for victims; permanent disability; indemnization.

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