Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Maximum Income Benefit Increases to $831.00 Per Week

by | Nov 20, 2017

In a news release for the State of Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court, effective January 1, 2018, the maximum weekly income benefit under the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Act will increase to $831.00. This amount applies to work-related injuries and illnesses occurring on or after January 1, 2018. This amount equals 100 percent of the state average weekly wage as determined by the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court. The maximum is set according to a statutory formula.
The maximum weekly income benefit levels previously, will continue to apply to work-related injuries and illnesses occurring during their effective dates. The minimum weekly income benefit remains at $49.00
If you have questions regarding Nebraska workers’ compensation, please contact Nebraska Workers’ Compensation attorneys Dallas Jones at, Paul Barta at or (402)-475-1075.