Important Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Update

by | Sep 26, 2014

The Nebraska Workers Compensation Court recently announced that effective January 1, 2015, the maximum weekly income benefit under the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Act will increase to $761.00. This amount applies to work-related injuries and illnesses occurring on or after January 1, 2015. This amount equals 100 percent of the state average weekly wage as determined by the Administrator of the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court. The maximum is set according to a statutory formula.

For more information on the weekly benefits allowed under the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Act, contact Jill Schroeder or one of the other workers’ compensation attorneys at Baylor Evnen at 402-475-1075.