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Calculating Whole Body - New Law Effective May 15, 2011

Instructions for Whole Body Injury Computation

Caution: Per K.S.A. 44-510e(a)(3), "under no circumstances shall the period of permanent partial disability run concurrently with the period of temporary total or temporary partial disability."

Award Computations - Whole Body
Date of Accident: (MMDDYY)
Docket Number:
(a) AWW:
1.
2.
Starting Date:
(MMDDYY)
3.
Starting Date:
(MMDDYY)
(b) Benefit Rate:
1.
2.
3.
[AWW x .6667 = benefit rate [BR] [can't exceed max = 555]
(c) TTD Weeks:
Starting Date:
(MMDDYY)
(d) % of Disability:
Starting Date:
(MMDDYY)
2nd% of Disability:
Starting Date:
(MMDDYY)
3rd% of Disability:
Starting Date:
(MMDDYY)
4th% of Disability:
Starting Date:
(MMDDYY)
(e) Permanent Total Disability
Update:
(MMDDYY)
NOTE: Maximum functional only benefit
is $75,000 excluding TTD.
K.S.A. 44-510f(a)(4)
1.
Benefit Rate AWW X .6667
[can't exceed max]
a. a1 X .6667
b. a2 X .6667
c. a3 X .6667
2.
Total TTD due = TTD weeks x benefit rate.
a. TTD Weeks due at AWW1
b. TTD Weeks due at AWW2
c. TTD Weeks due at AWW3
3.
To determine weeks payable:
[weeks available]
415
4.
Less TTD weeks paid
[minus 15 weeks]
5.
Equals # of payable weeks for calculations
6.
Disability Weeks
[using Line d %]
a. 1st % of Disability
1. Weeks Due at AWW1
2. Weeks Due at AWW2
3. Weeks Due at AWW3
b. 2nd % of Disability
1. Weeks Due at AWW1
2. Weeks Due at AWW2
3. Weeks Due at AWW3
c. 3rd % of Disability
1. Weeks Due at AWW1
2. Weeks Due at AWW2
3. Weeks Due at AWW3
d. 4th % of Disability
1. Weeks Due at AWW1
2. Weeks Due at AWW2
3. Weeks Due at AWW3
7.
Equals # of PPD weeks due claimant
8.
a. PP Weeks Due at AWW1
b. PP Weeks Due at AWW2
c. PP Weeks Due at AWW3
 
9.
a. PPD Due
[6a1 x a1]
[6a2 x a2]
[6a3 x a3]
b. PPD Due
[6b1 x b1]
[6b2 x b2]
[6b3 x b3]
c. PPD Due
[6c1 x c1]
[6c2 x c2]
[6c3 x c3]
d. PPD Due
[6c1 x c1]
[6c2 x c2]
[6c3 x c3]
10.
Equals Total PPD due to claimant
[9a +9b +9c]
11.
Plus Total TTD due to claimant
[line 2]
12.
Equals TOTAL AWARD
[can't exceed max]
13.
Due and owing weeks at time of award: [Update - Date of Accident.]
14.
TTD weeks paid
[line 2a]
15.
Plus PPD weeks due to claimant
[line 7]
16.
Equals Total weeks due to claimant
a.
[If line 16 is more than line 13, take # of TTD wks [line 14] from line 13 = # PPD wks due & owe
[Then X line 16a by the Benefit Rate and put on line 17] [Put balance of weeks of line 15 - 16a on line 24]
b.
[If line 16 does not exceed line 13, X line 15 by Benefit Rate and put on line 17]
17.
Equals PPD due and owing
a. PPD due and owing at AWW1
b. PPD due and owing at AWW2
c. PPD due and owing at AWW3
18.
Plus Total TTD due
[line 2]
19.
Equals TOTAL TTD & PPD Due & Owing
[line 17 + 18]
20.
Remaining balance due equals Total Award
[line 12]
21.
Less Total Due & Owing
[line 19]
22.
Equals balance due
23.
Divided by Benefit Rate
[line 1]
24.
Equals number of weeks due yet [this should equal line 15 minus 16a]
 
 

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