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Improper wage payments can affect workers’ compensation benefits, P.2

In a previous post, we mentioned that an employer’s failure to pay a worker the wages to which the worker is entitled can cause problems when the worker is injured and subsequently seeks out workers’ compensation benefits for total temporary disability. As we noted, injured workers are usually entitled to two-thirds of their average weekly wage over the 52 weeks preceding the injury.

Improper wage payments can affect workers’ compensation benefits, P.1

Workplace accidents can happen in any industry, though certainly some industries are more known than others when it comes to the safety risks workers face. Fatal accidents, of course, are much more common in industries involving heavy equipment, such as the construction industry.

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