Frequently Asked Questions about Young Workers' Compensation

I'm 19 and I was recently injured at work, what are my options?

Younger workers are given special consideration when the average weekly wage is computed to arrive at a lost wages settlement. People under 22 years can expect to have their wages increase at rates faster than older workers, so their injuries may impede upon this. Therefore, reasonable measures are taken to compute the average weekly wage. An attorney can help to explain this process and make the computations according to the law.

 

 

 

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