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Frequently Asked Questions About Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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Workers' Compensation is remedial social legislation that was designed to provide benefits to workers for on-the-job injuries. Those benefits include temporary disability, medical treatment costs, and permanent disability benefits.

Temporary Disability--When out of work and under authorized medical care for more than 7 days (retroactive), you are entitled to receive temporary disability benefits not to exceed 70% of the State Average Weekly Wage (SAWW).