Employability & Wage Earning Capacity Analysis

Warning for disabled employees who find their weekly checks reduced or stopped. Workers’ compensation is a safety net for employees hurt on-the-job. It covers medical treatment, lost wages, and vocational rehabilitation if needed. The amount paid for lost wages is generally equal to 80% of an employee’s after-tax average weekly wage. A good rule of […]

What issues to watch in 2018

Workers’ comp issues to watch in 2018 and why the deck seems stacked against injured employees. We are always looking out for our clients. This includes watching trends and developing strategies to deal with insurance company abuse. It seems like the deck is getting even more stacked against people hurt at work. Here are three […]

PIWEC Calculation

WCA calculator shows how little people get from workers’ compensation under 2011 legislative amendments. We have blogged about post injury wage earning capacity (PIWEC) on several different occasions. This is when the insurance company says you are only partially disabled and could find another job. The problem is that insurance companies make this calculation and […]