Eliminate the Cap on Weekly Benefits in Workers' Compensation Cases

Last updated: Jun 2, 2019

Details about this bill
Category: Wage and Labor
Status: Defeated
Sponsor: Representative Michael Sylvester, House 39
Session: 129
Bill #: LD 1204




Current law caps the weekly benefit payable under the laws governing workers' compensation to a maximum amount set in statute or a percentage of the state average weekly wage, whichever is higher. This bill eliminates the cap on the weekly benefits.