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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.
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