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Workers’ Compensation

Recent Hire Injured?? Calculation of Average Weekly Wage Where Injured Worker Has Not Been Employed for a Complete 13-Week Period.

The method for calculation of an injured workers’ average weekly wage (AWW) is set forth in §309 of the Workers’ Compensation Act. The Supreme Court noted in the case of Triangle Building Center v. WCAB (Linch), 560 Pa. 540, 746 A.2d 1108 (2000) that the mechanics of...