Hello There, Guest! Login Register
Index    |     Search    |     Members    |     Help

Thread Rating:
  • 0 Vote(s) - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Work injury and restrictions question.
#7
I am not sure I understand the question, but I will try to answer. When you are injured, your average weekly wage (AWW) is calculated based upon your earnings from the time of injury employer over the prior 52 weeks and would also be increased to include any concurrent employers you may have at the time of the injury. This is true whether you were a full time or part time employee. Your compensation rate is a percentage of the AWW. There is a maximum compensation rate which you can not receive more than regardless of your AWW, and depending on your AWW the percentage may be 2/3 or 9/10 for lower wage earners.

If you are not working at all as a result of your injury, you would be entitled to your full compensation rate. If you are able to return to work part time earning less than you were when you were injured you are entitled to a partial disability benefit derived by subtracting your actual earnings from your AWW and multiplying the difference by 2/3.
 
Reply
  


Messages In This Thread
RE: Work injury and restrictions question. - Timothy Belt - 11-17-2010, 11:06 AM
RE: Work injury and restrictions question. - Timothy Belt - 11-17-2010, 03:51 PM

Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  First major injury at work Maintenance mechanic 3201 3 828 11-20-2019, 02:11 PM
Last Post: 1171
  Release to work with restrictions but no job to return to Lostandconfused 35 8,442 12-14-2018, 05:32 AM
Last Post: Lostandconfused
  Cervical spine injury question Bummer Knees 44 49,911 11-02-2017, 06:27 PM
Last Post: bugmann
  Need suggestions from work injury Kman3605 3 2,342 09-28-2017, 11:36 AM
Last Post: 1171
  Not following work restrictions First-of-his-name 6 3,808 09-19-2016, 09:24 PM
Last Post: California_Help
  RSD/CRPS from work injury DMP1983 2 5,478 06-16-2016, 12:11 AM
Last Post: 1171
  Back at work but now issued P& S with perm. Restrictions Worriedgirl 52 25,118 05-11-2016, 02:17 PM
Last Post: California_Help
  Michigan permanent work restriction question dvande04 2 2,661 05-04-2016, 06:03 PM
Last Post: dvande04
  Is it legal to be obligated to use my paid vacation/sick off for work related injury? linwan 2 5,929 04-15-2016, 03:55 PM
Last Post: MarylandWorkInjuryLawyer
Question Extent of Injury question salvador5266 1 2,686 03-09-2016, 08:49 PM
Last Post: 1171

Forum Jump:


Browsing: 1 Guest(s)