LexisNexis® Legal Newsroom
Nevada: Are Your Benefits Calculated Correctly?

When the adjuster sends you a benefit check if you are out of work due to your work accident, she should also send you a letter telling you how she calculated your average monthly wage (AMW). The AMW is the amount used to calculate your out-of-work compensation benefits and your permanent partial disability...

Nevada: Are Your Benefits Calculated Correctly?

When the adjuster sends you a benefit check if you are out of work due to your work accident, she should also send you a letter telling you how she calculated your average monthly wage (AMW). The AMW is the amount used to calculate your out-of-work compensation benefits and your permanent partial disability...

Arizona: Post-Injury Wages from Wal-Mart Employee’s Second Job Part of Average Monthly Wage

For purposes of workers’ compensation benefits, the average monthly wage of a Wal-Mart employee should be computed not only upon the basis of the $9.60/hour he earned at the retailer, but also based upon the projected supplemental wages he would have earned working part-time for a landscaper, in...

Arizona: Ballet Dancer Is Not “Seasonal” Worker for Purposes of Computing Average Monthly Wage

An Arizona appellate court held that the Industrial Commission erred when it found a professional ballet dancer’s work was “seasonal” because the employer’s ballet “season” was usually 32 weeks each year. Because of that determination, the Commission computed the dancer’s...