If you miss eight or more calendar days due to your workrelated injury, you are entitled to payment for lost wages. If you miss more than 14 days the first seven will be paid. Compensation payments are based on 662/3% of your average monthly wage not to exceed the maximum set by state law. You will be paid an additional $25 per month if you support one or more dependent individuals.
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.