The PA Department of Labor and Industry has released the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Rates for worker’s who are injured during the calendar year of 2019. For injured workers who sustain an injury between January 1, 2019 and December 31, 2019 the rates are as follows:
- An injured worker whose Average Weekly Wage is $1,573.51 and above:
- They will receive the maximum compensation of $1,049.00 per week.
- An injured worker whose Average Weekly Wage is between $1,573.50 and $786.76:
- They will receive 66 2/3% of their gross pay.
- An injured worker whose Average Weekly Wage is between $786.75 and $582.78:
- They will receive a flat rate of $524.50
- An injured worker whose Average Weekly Wage is $582.77 or less:
- They will received 90$ of their Average Weekly Wage
Calculating Your Average Weekly Wage
The calculation for an Average Weekly Wage is available on our site at, How to Average Weekly Wage is Calculated in Pennsylvania. There are many other factors and nuances to consider when calculating an average weekly wage. This article touches on many, but not all, of these factors. If you feel your average weekly wage has been incorrectly calculated, please call Calhoon and Kaminsky P.C., for a free review of the accuracy of your compensation rate calculation. Ten percent interest is owed on all past underpayments of workers’ compensation. In addition, 50% penalties and attorney fees may be assessed against the workers’ compensation insurance company.
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If you have additional questions about workers’ compensation in Pennsylvania or would like to speak to one of our lawyers about a free case evaluation, call us today at (717) 695-4722 or fill out our form, and someone will be in touch.