When Will My Benefits Begin And How Much Will They Be?

If you are eligible for compensation benefits, no compensation may be paid for the first 40 hours or 5 days loss of wages, whichever is less. You are eligible for compensation starting with the 6th day. You may receive weekly compensation of 66 2/3% of your gross wages at the time of injury ­ up to the maximum rate of $454 a week. (the maximum rate may change on a yearly basis).

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