Alabama Workers' Compensation Rate Change Effective July 1, 2016
Beginning July 1, 2016, the maximum worker’s compensation payable was raised to $832 per week and the minimum was raised to $229 per week. This change was based on the Commissioner of Labor’s determination that the State’s average weekly wage was $831.88 in the calendar year 2015, and the change is effective for any injury occurring on or after July 1, 2016.
About the Author
This blog submission was prepared by Mike Fish, an attorney with Fish Nelson & Holden, LLC, a law firm dedicated to representing self-insured employers, insurance carriers, and third party administrators in all matters related to workers’ compensation. Fish Nelson & Holden is a member of the National Workers’ Compensation Defense Network. If you have any questions about this submission or Alabama workers’ compensation in general, please contact Fish by e-mailing him at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling him directly at 205-332-1448.