Tag Archives: Defense

An Employee Cannot be…

FULL BOARD HOLDS THAT AN EMPLOYEE CANNOT BE CONSIDERED A SIX-DAY WORKER MERELY BECAUSE HE HAS WORKED MORE THAN 270 DAYS In a recent Mandatory Full Board Appeal filed by the Law Offices of Melissa A. Day, PLLC, the Board held that when deciding a claimant’s average weekly wage the initial determination in any case… Read More

Summer is Almost Over!

Seasonal Employees Back to Work – Or Not : Part 2 on Calculating AWW Welcome to the second installment of our serial blog on the issue of Average Weekly Wages!  When we last left our intrepid hero, he had plummeted to his apparent death in the Reichenbach Falls grappling with his mortal enemy and mastermind… Read More

Average Wages?

Average Wages?  Cost-Containment by Controlling the Fundamentals This posting began with the goal of presenting a simple primer on calculating average weekly wages.  We spend a great deal of time looking for cost-containment and mitigation measures in every claim that crosses our desks, and sometimes the fundamentals, like AWW, are the best place to start… Read More