From the Workers’ Compensation & Employers’ Liability Practice.
For more information contact, James S. Maloney at 301-766-7748, or firstname.lastname@example.org
The West Virginia Office of the Insurance Commissioner has recently issued the new State average weekly wage for fiscal year 2021 (7/1/20 – 6/30/21).
For injuries occurring on or after July 1, 2020, the following maximum weekly worker’s compensation rates are effective in West Virginia:
Temporary total, permanent total and vocational rehabilitation benefits: $885.32 (paid at two thirds of the claimant’s average weekly wage not to exceed 100% of the State average weekly wage);
Permanent partial and non-awarded partial benefits: $619.73 (paid at two thirds of the claimant’s average weekly wage not to exceed 70% of the State average weekly wage).
Current mileage reimbursement rate: 57.5 cents as of 1/1/20.