When Will My Benefits Begin And How Much Will They Be?
Disability compensation is usually paid weekly and is based on 2/3 of the employee`s average weekly wages on the date of the injury. Disability payments are subject to minimum and maximum wages and compensation, which vary depending on the date of injury. For injuries occurring on or after July 1, 2001, the maximum average weekly wage is $822.
The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.
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