When Will My Benefits Begin And How Much Will They Be?
A covered employee is temporarily totally disabled due to an accidental injury or an occupational disease the employer or its insurer shall pay to the covered employee compensation that equals twothirds of the average weekly wage on the covered employee, up to a maximum of the average Maryland weekly wage. The average Maryland weekly wage is calculated every year by the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR) and provided to the Commission for use in its calculations.
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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