When Will My Benefits Begin And How Much Will They Be?
- Pretax earnings
- Value of any room, board, housing or fuel provided to the worker.
- Employerpaid health care benefits for the worker and family.
The timeloss compensation benefit may be 6075 percent of this gross wage up to the maximum monthly benefit, which is based on the state`s average wage. Timeloss is paid if you are unable to work for more than the three days immediately following the date of your injury. The three days immediately following the injury are a waiting period. Even if you try to return to work following your injury, you may receive timeloss benefits for the first three days if you are unable to continue working and are disabled on the 14th day after the injury.
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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