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If I Am Unable To Return To The Type Of Work I Did Before I Was Injured, What Happens?

When the worker returns to any employment at a wage less than the time of injury wage. Compensation is calculated on a weekly basis, and is paid until the wage loss is no longer present, or the benefit maximum is reached, whichever comes first. Benefits are 66.67% of the difference between the employee`s average gross weekly wage before the injury and the employee`s wage after the injury. Benefits may not exceed the state`s statutory maximum.

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