Pennsylvania Statutes Title 77 P.S. Workers' Compensation § 511. Schedule of compensation for total disability

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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 309   1 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.

1 77 P.S. § 582.
2 77 P.S. § 25.2.

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