Texas Workers’ Compensation: Average Weekly Wage

Standard

money

In a Texas Workers’ Compensation claim, the income benefit rate is calculated from the injured workers’ Average Weekly Wage (AWW).  for full time employees, the AWW is calculated by adding up the wages for the thirteen weeks prior to the date of injury.  This calculation includes overtime pay, bonuses or any fringe benefit the included in the employment.  The employer shall provide a DWC-3 form which provides pecuniary wages and non-pecuniary wages.

If there are not thirteen weeks of income prior to the date of injury, the parties may uses a same or similar employee or a calculation of the weeks worked.  Always consult with a person experienced in workers compensation

The Morris Firm,  info@themorrisfirm.net  (214)357-1782

Advertisements

One thought on “Texas Workers’ Compensation: Average Weekly Wage

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s