72-408. Income benefits for total and partial disability.
Income benefits for total and partial disability during the period of recovery, and thereafter in cases of total and permanent disability, shall be paid to the disabled employee subject to deduction on account of waiting period and subject to the maximum and minimum limits set forth in section 72-409, Idaho Code, as follows:
(1) For a period not to exceed a period of fifty-two (52) weeks, an amount equal to sixty-seven per cent (67%) of his average weekly wage and thereafter an amount equal to sixty-seven per cent (67%) of the currently applicable average weekly state wage.
(2) Partial disability. For partial disability during the period of recovery an amount equal to sixty-seven per cent (67%) of his decrease in wage-earning capacity, but in no event to exceed the income benefits payable for total disability.
[72-408, added I.C., sec. 72-408, as added by 1971, ch. 124, sec. 3, p. 422; am. 1974, ch. 208, sec. 4, p. 1538; am. 1982, ch. 231, sec. 2, p. 611; am. 1991, ch. 207, sec. 1, p. 488.]