Wage Loss Cases: Calculation (Supreme Court)

Ohio Workers’ Compensation Decisions
(Supreme Court)

Wage Loss: Calculation

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Bos, State ex rel. v. Navistar Intl. Transp. Corp. (12/13/00)

Wage loss compensation is paid on a weekly basis, by comparison of the pre-injury average weekly wage with the actual earnings for the week in question, rather than by a comparison with the post-injury average weekly wage.

Vote: 7-0
Opinion by: Per Curiam

Haddox , State ex rel. v. Indus. Comm. (4/5/00)

Court holds that wage loss is a weekly calculation, and determination of the amount paid should be made on a week-by-week basis.

Vote: 7-0
Opinion by: Per Curiam

Middleburg Hts., State ex rel. v. Indus. Comm. (8/15/01)

Commission did not abuse its discretion in calculating wage loss compensation by apportioning bonus payments to specific weeks for which bonus was earned.

Vote: 7-0
Opinion by: Per Curiam