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The Law Offices of Frank J. Dito, Jr.

Q:
My attorney was asking about my Average Weekly Wage (AWW). What is he asking about?

A:

Your average weekly wages is used to calculate your total disability benefit rates. Defined at 1/52nd of the injured worker's average annual earnings (200-300 times average daily wage, depending on work schedule), based on the prior year's payroll data. If you were a new worker when you were injured, the workers’ compensation board will use the average wage of a comparably employed worker to determine your disability benefit rates.