Payments are based on a special chart applicable for the year of your injury. Each body part is valued at a specific number of weeks. The rate at which each week is paid depends upon your wage. The following examples assume that your weekly wage is at least $635. The weekly rate cannot exceed 70% of your gross weekly wage. If you earn $200 per week in gross wages, your weekly permanent partial disability benefit rate cannot exceed $140 per week. In that event, your permanency award would be less than the following examples.
|· 20% of the thumb = 15 weeks at $246.00 per week = $3,690.00|
|· 20% of the hand = 49 weeks @ 246.00 per week = $12,054.00|
|· 20% of the leg = 63 weeks @ $246.00 per week = $15,498.00|
|· 20% of the back = 120 weeks @ $264.10 per week = $31,692.00|
|· 50% of the thumb = 37.5 weeks @ $246.00 per week = $9,225.00|
|· 50% of the hand = 122.5 weeks @ $265.22 per week = $32,489.50|
|· 50% of the leg = 157.5 weeks @ $284.96 per week =$44,881.50|
|· 50% of the back = 300 weeks @ $614.00 per week = $184,200.00|
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*State of NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development
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