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Arizona Workers Compensation - Employee Benefits

Important workers compensation benefit information for injured Arizona employees

Arizona Workers Compensation Medical Benefits -

  • 100 percent payment of all reasonable and necessary medical expenses related to an injured Arizona worker's work related illness or injury – based on the ICA fee schedule when applicable. Arizona injured employees receive full medical benefits which are provided with no time or limitations of cost.

Who Chooses the Physician for Injured Workers in Arizona-

  • The employer has the legal right to designate a doctor for the first office visit. After that the injured worker may choose another physician if desired.

Arizona Workers Compensation Disability Benefits -

  • Temporary Total Disability (TTD) Benefits:
    • Total disability that lasts eight or more calendar days.
    • An Injured worker's wage paid is 66 2/3 of average monthly wage, up to the $3,000 statutory maximum. For weekly payments, a minimum is payable but not statutorily indicated. The weekly maximum is $461.54. Maximum period of payments is the duration of disability.
    • An additional $25 per month is added to benefits if injured worker supports one or more dependents residing in the U.S.

  • Permanent Total Disability (PTD) Benefits:
    • 100 percent loss of earning capacity.
    • 66 2/3 percent of the employee’s average monthly wage. Compensation benefits may continue for the lifetime of the injured worker.

  • Permanent Partial Disability (PPD) Benefits:
    • 66 2/3 of an injured worker's average monthly wage, up to the $3,000 statutory maximum, is paid. For weekly payments, the minimum is payable but not statutorily indicated. The weekly maximum is $461.54. For non-scheduled injury, the maximum period of payments is the duration of disability, and there is no maximum benefit amount.


Arizona Workers Death/Dependency Benefits -

  • Death of an employee as a result of a work related injury or illness.
  • Burial expenses up to $5,000.
  • Surviving spouse with no children receives 66 2/3 percent of the average monthly wage. Two-year award payable upon remarriage.
  • Dependent children’s benefits are paid according to the specific situation.


Arizona Workers Compensation Attorney Fees -

  • Attorney's fees are limited to 25%.

More specific workers compensation employee benefit information for this state can be found by following the link below. It will take you directly to the state web page containing employee's workers compensation rights and benefits:

http://www.ica.state.az.us



Important Notice Please Read: All information on this page is provided only as a reference. While we strive to mantain accurate information on this site please realize workers compensation laws are complicated and subject to change at any time. If you need help with a workers compensation problem or have a specific situation or question please contact our office. Otherwise please consult your states governing authority or an attorney in your state of residency for assistance.


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