Another common question that an injured worker has is, how much do I get paid for temporary benefits if I get injured while working in Iowa.
The amount you receive as temporary benefits is calculated by taking your last 13 weeks wages (prior to the injury) and determining an average weekly wage. There are many variations to this figure and certain payments are not included in determining the average weekly wage. After the weekly wage is determined then that amount is then plugged into the Iowa Worker’s Compensation Rate Table, along with the worker’s marital status and number of exemptions and the amount of weekly benefits is determined. There are variations to this calculation for other scenarios, but this is the basic computation. If you have additional questions, please contact our office. www.mwilawyers.com