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Workers Comp maximum income benefit increases PDF Print E-mail

Effective Jan. 1, 2011, the maximum weekly income benefit under the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Act will increase to $698.

This amount applies to work-related injuries and illnesses occurring on or after January 1, 2011.

The previous maximum weekly income benefit levels will continue to apply to work-related injuries and illnesses occurring during their effective dates. The minimum weekly income benefit remains at $49.

For more information regarding workers’ compensation in Nebraska, please see the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court’s web site at, or call the court’s information line at 1-800-599-5155 or 402-471-6468.