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If you were injured on or after January 1, 1993, your employer will pay you 80% of your aftertax average weekly wage. This is called your compensation rate. There is a limit on how much you can receive. Currently, the maximum benefit you can receive is $524.18 per week. If you were injured prior to January 1, 1993, your employer will pay you 2/3 of your gross average weekly wage.
This article is intended to be helpful and informative. But even common legal matters can become complex and stressful. A qualified workers' compensation lawyer can address your particular legal needs, explain the law, and represent you in court. Take the first step now and contact a local workers' compensation attorney to discuss your specific legal situation.