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§ 511. Schedule of compensation for total disability

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 77 P.S. Workers’ Compensation

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 77 P.S. Workers' Compensation (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 5. Liability and Compensation (Refs & Annos)
Schedules of Compensation (Refs & Annos)
77 P.S. § 511
§ 511. Schedule of compensation for total disability
The following schedule of compensation is hereby established:
(1) For total disability, sixty-six and two-thirds per centum of the wages of the injured employe as defined in section 3091 beginning after the seventh day of total disability, and payable for the duration of total disability, but the compensation shall not be more than the maximum compensation payable as defined in section 105.2.2 Nothing in this clause shall require payment of compensation after disability shall cease. If the benefit so calculated is less than fifty per centum of the Statewide average weekly wage, then the benefit payable shall be the lower of fifty per centum of the Statewide average weekly wage or ninety per centum of the worker's average weekly wage.
(2) Nothing in this act shall require payment of total disability compensation benefits under this clause for any period during which the employe is employed or receiving wages.

Credits

1915, June 2, P.L. 736, No. 338, art. III, § 306(a). Amended 1919, June 26, P.L. 642, § 1; 1927, April 13, P.L. 186, § 1. Reenacted and amended 1937, June 4, P.L. 1552, No. 323, § 1; 1939, June 21, P.L. 520, No. 281, § 1. Amended 1945, May 18, P.L. 671, § 1; 1949, May 14, P.L. 1369, § 1; 1951, Jan. 2 (1952), P.L. 1803, § 1; 1953, Aug. 24, P.L. 1379, § 1; 1953, Aug. 24, P.L. 1382, § 1, effective in 60 days; 1956, Feb. 28, P.L.(1955) 1120, § 1; 1959, Dec. 28, P.L. 2034, § 1, effective Jan. 30, 1960; 1961, Sept. 30, P.L. 1762, § 1; 1965, Dec. 31, P.L. 1284, § 1; 1968, Jan. 17, P.L. 6, No. 4, § 1, effective March 17, 1968; 1972, March 29, P.L. 159, No. 61, § 12, effective May 1, 1972; 1974, Dec. 5, P.L. 782, No. 263, § 10, effective in 60 days; 1993, July 2, P.L. 190, No. 44, § 8, effective in 60 days; 1996, June 24, P.L. 350, No. 57, § 4, effective in 60 days.

Footnotes

77 P.S. § 582.
77 P.S. § 25.2.
77 P.S. § 511, PA ST 77 P.S. § 511
Current through the end of the 2023 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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