When an injured worker is taken off work by her treating physician, or when the employer does not have temporary light duty work available for the injured worker, the insurer must first determine what the injured worker’s average monthly wage was at the time of her accident. The average monthly wage established on the claim will be used to determine all benefits that are payable on the claim, including any benefits payable in the future if the claim is ever reopened.
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Worker’s Compensation Updates
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