How Much Can I Get Paid For My Lost Wages When I am Hurt At Work?
Injuries on the Job can have catastrophic results on your finances. If your injury keeps you from earning a living you may wonder how are you going to pay your bills and feed your family? The Kentucky Workers Compensation laws provide a safety net for just such an unfortunate situation
Typically when you are hurt at work Your employer is responsible for payment of your lost wages at 2/3 of your average weekly wage. Your average weekly wage is calculated based on the 52 weeks of what you were your earning before your injury. While the calculations are not difficult they do require a certain amount of knowledge as to what to include and what can’t be included. For example Overtime pay is not included although the actual hours worked are. A competent Workers Compensation Attorney can help you navigate this issue and advise what you should be paid if your injury keeps you from working. If you have questions regarding Lost Wages from a Workers Compensation or an on the job injury Call the Office of Alan S. Rubin for a free no-cost consultation.