I strongly recommend that you consult with a workers compensation attorney as there are a number of issues under the new law that are tricky. Future medical for the other eye may be at issue since it will have to overcompensate for the eye lost.
I agree with my colleague. Other potential remedies may include a wage differential. Make sure you you know ALL of your options by consulting an experienced local Workers' Compensation attorney.
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