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Average Monthly Wage

Average Monthly Wage By Dennis Kurth, Attorney Snow, Carpio & Weekley The “average monthly wage” (AMW) is a critically important concept in workers’ compensation law as it is the basis for calculating all compensation due to the injured worker for the subject injury for the rest of his/her life.  It is officially set by the...

Concurrent Employment

Concurrent Employment Arizona law provides that an injured worker is entitled to receive temporary compensation benefits if his doctor notes that his injury is preventing him for working, or limiting the type of work he can do.   An injured worker is entitled to receive 66 2/3% of his average monthly wage.  This can include wages...

Average Monthly Wage

In every single Worker’s Compensation case the insurance carrier must recommend what the average monthly wage of the injured worker will be. It is very important that the average monthly wage is calculated accurately to reflect the earnings of the injured worker. If the wage is not calculated correctly the injured worker and for his...