4. A voluntary agreement is presented within the legal time frame and the employer is aware of this; And while there is no formal mandatory or voluntary mediation program, there is no prohibition on the parties from conducting their own non-binding mediation, either to try to reduce the issues or to completely resolve the application. The second type of voluntary agreement is for a “specific distinction” or “perpetuation premium.” If a violation results in a permanent loss of functioning of a part of the body covered by the Workers` Compensation Act, this second type of agreement is used. The difference is that this voluntary agreement lists the part of the body and the number of weeks allocated – for example, it can list a 5 percent loss of the back, or a 100 percent loss of the hand, or a loss of 35 percent of the heart. Subcommittee legal fees are governed by written agreements between the parties and their lawyers. For aggrieved workers, legal fees depend on recovery in the case, and generally 33.33% of the transaction or award. For the employer, lawyers are generally chosen by the employer`s insurance agency and generally work at an agreed hourly rate between the parties. In some cases, the employer`s legal fees will be an agreement on the costs of imprevation, based on the amount of the right to pledge in favour of the employer. CGS 31-310: Determining the average weekly wage of injured workers. Simultaneous use.
Payments made for the second claims fund. Publication of pay scales. (a) For the purposes of this chapter, the average weekly wage is determined by violating the total salary of the aggrieved worker of the employer, in whose service the worker is injured during the fifty-two calendar weeks immediately preceding the week in which the worker was injured, by the number of calendar weeks during which, or part of it, the worker is injured. , during or part of it. , the worker was actually employed by the employer, but for the calculation, the absence is considered an absence for a calendar week for seven consecutive calendar days, but not during the same calendar week. If employment started differently than at the beginning of a calendar week, this calendar week and wages this week will be excluded from the calculation. If the period immediately preceding the injury is calculated on less than a net period of two calendar weeks, the worker`s weekly wage is considered to be the average weekly wage in effect at the same place at the time of the injury in the same job or assimilated, except that the employer is willing to pay the worker a certain hourly wage , the hourly wage thus agreed is the hourly wage of the aggrieved worker and the average weekly wage of the worker is calculated by multiplying the hourly wage by the normal number of hours allowed by the agreement each week. In order to determine the amount of compensation for minors under the age of 18 who have suffered an injury entitled to the worker to compensate the worker for total or partial disability for a period of fifty-two weeks or more, or a special compensation for injury, in accordance with the provisions of section 31-308, the Commissioner may add fifty per cent to the average weekly wage of the worker. Except for minors under the age of sixteen, the Commissioner can increase the average weekly wage of the minor by 100%. If the injured worker is an apprentice or apprentice who, as a result of a war service, receives a U.S. living allowance, the allowance will be added to the real wage of the aggrieved worker when determining the average weekly wage.
These agreements are generally limited to a certain performance class or time frame, but do not affect overall compensation.