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Short-Term Job Yields Average Wage for Widow in Death Case

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One of the few issues upon which there is agreement before a workers’ comp Hearing is the Average Weekly Wage (“AWW”). Even in cases where every single other issue is in dispute, the earnings records of a disabled employee usually are not in controversy, according to Sterling and Herndon Virginia workers comp lawyer Doug Landau. 

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Workers Average Weekly Wage Determines Compensation Rate, part 2

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In yesterday’s post, we looked at whether a new promotion or training can cause a problem with calculating an injured worker’s Average Weekly Wage. Today, Herndon Virginia injured workers lawyer Doug Landau looks at some of the things that affect the weekly compensation rate. “Injured Virginia workers routinely come to my Herndon law shop after

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Workers Average Weekly Wage Determines Compensation Rate, part 1

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When a worker is injured on the job, weekly compensation benefits are determined by looking at their pre-injury average wage.  In Virginia, this usually means looking at the 52 weeks leading up to the date of the workplace accident.  Clients of Herndon injury lawyer Doug Landau often have questions about these important calculations. One issue

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