How much of my regular paycheck can I get while I can’t work?
The amount of these benefits received will depend on your disability. The four types of disability are discussed above. Generally, workers’ compensation is required to cover 2/3 of your regular wage or average weekly wage from the job in which you were injured. Determining your correct average weekly wage is essential to receiving full benefits. An experienced worker’s compensation attorney can help you calculate your average weekly wage and present to the insurance company and/or Industrial Commission as to what benefits you may be entitled. See below for a more detailed explanation of the average weekly wage and how it is calculated.