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Category Archives: Average Monthly Wage

Tips Are Includable In The Average Monthly Wage

TIPS ARE INCLUDABLE IN THE AVERAGE MONTHLY WAGE By Attorney Dennis Kurth Snow, Carpio & Weekley Today it might be hard to believe that tips should not be included in the average monthly wages of injured waiters, waitresses, and bartenders but that was not always the case. In fact, for the first sixty-five (65) years …

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 …

Phoenix, Arizona 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 …

Determination of Your Average Monthly Wage in Phoenix, Arizona

              Determination of Your Average Monthly Wage   Under the Workers Compensation system in Arizona you are entitled to two things while your claim is open; Medical treatment and 66 2/3% of your average monthly wage, if a doctor is keeping you off work or placing restrictions on what work …

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 …