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Frequently Asked Questions – FAQ’s
The latest Frequently Asked Questions related to Workers Compensation Law in Indiana, brought to you by David Lutz, Fort Wayne Workers Compensation Lawyer. If you have been injured on the job, contact us for a free case evaluation.
Q – What benefits are available to injured workers under the Indiana Worker’s Compensation act?
The Indiana Worker’s Compensation Act provides the following to injured workers:
—-> Medical care to be provided by the employer and its worker’s compensation insurance company.
—-> Wage replacement benefits called Temporary total disability (TTD) benefits and Temporary Partial disability (TPD) benefits paid out on a weekly or biweekly rate of 66 2/3% of the injured worker’s average weekly wage (AWW).
—-> Permanent Partial impairment (PPI) benefits paid to the injured worker based on the permanent partial impairment percentage rating given by a medical doctor.
—-> Permanent Total Disability (PTD) benefits paid out on a weekly or biweekly basis at the rate of 66 2/3 % of the injured worker’s average weekly wage AAW). It is paid when the injured worker cannot return to any type of reasonable employment after the worker’s medical condition has reached what is termed maximum medical improvement (MMI).
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