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If your on-the-job injury is serious enough and your doctor’s restrictions prevent you from returning to your pre-injury employment, you may be entitled to a wage differential settlement or trial award under Section 8(d)(1) 伊利诺斯州工人补偿法案.
Section 8(d)(1) of the Illinois workers' compensation Act provides:
"If, after the accidental injury has been sustained, the employee as a result thereof becomes partially incapacitated from pursuing his usual and customary line of employment, he shall...得到补偿 for the duration of his disability, subject to the limitations as to maximum amounts fixed in paragraph (b) of this Section, equal to 66-2/3% of the difference between the average amount which he would be able to earn in the full performance of his duties in the occupation in which he was engaged at the time of the accident and the average amount which he is earning or is able to earn in some suitable employment or business after the accident."
这 award is payable at 2/3 of the difference between what you would be earning while working in your full duties at your former employer as of 和解日期和解或审判的日期 and what suitable employment either the insurance company has found for you or you have found on your own as of 和解日期和解或审判的日期.
If the injury occurred after 9/1/11 the wage differential calculation is capped at the age of 67 years or 5 years after the wage differential award 这是最终结果，以较晚的为准. 这项新的修正案将减少 value of wage differential claims and may result in a higher settlement or trial award if Section 8(e) or 8(d)(2) is utilized.
In order to qualify for a wage differential award pursuant to section 8(d)(1) 对于该法案，索赔人必须证明几件事.
A claimant to a wage differential award must prove the following:
- 部分的能力: 这 prevents pursuit of his usual and customary line of employment.
- 收益减损: If your wage differential injury is after 2/1/2006, the maximum amount of your 2/3 difference may be 100% of the Illinois statewide average weekly wage.
Our skilled and experienced team of 芝加哥 workers’ compensation 律师s can walk you through your legal options and help you determine whether or not you are eligible to claim this award.
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