The new 2014 Missouri workers compensation weekly wage rate is now in effect.
The State Average Weekly Wage (SAWW) used to determine maximum workers’ compensation benefits for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2014 and ending June 30, 2015 is $820.04. This SAWW produces the maximum weekly benefit rates for injury and illness occurring on or after July 1, 2014, as follows: Temporary Total Disability $861.04 Permanent Total Disability $861.04 Permanent Partial Disability $451.02 Death $861.04
The actual weekly wage rate necessary to attain the maximum benefit rate is $1291.56 for Death, Temporary Total Disability and Permanent Total Disability and $676.53 for Permanent Partial Disability.
Also, as of July 1, 2014, the mileage allowance for travel expenses is 53.0 cents per mile.
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If you or a family member was injured at work or in an on the job accident, The Krebs Law Firm LLC offers a free case evaluation if you have questions. Many people may be worried that they do not have the money to pay for a work comp attorney when they were injured at work but we only handle work comp, accident cases and Social Security Cases on a contingent fee basis. In other words, there is no fee unless we are successful in getting you the benefits that you deserve. If you would like to speak to Jason Krebs and his staff simply call (417) 883-5886 for your free case evaluation today.