Based on what you have stated, the scheduled injury would be 53 X $220 (Maximum weekly wage) = $11,660.00. On the Body as a Whole (BAW) rating, it would be 288 (300-12) X (75% of your average weekly wage subject to the $220 cap) = permanent partial disability amount subject to a present value calculation. This is hard to calculate without knowing your average weekly wage.
If I knew your Average Weekly Wage (AWW) or TTD, I could help you better.
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I dont know how many workers' compensation cases you have had in your life, but the adjuster and the adjuster's supervisor that you are dealing with on the other side probably are handling 400+claims a year. Settling a workers' compensation case requires careful planning, analysis and forward thinking for the future implications of medicare, social security, possible long-term disability planning, and you particular needs for future treatment and income, etc. (A settlement plan for the future). While I am NOT licensed in Alabama, I can tell you with certainty that if you were my brother, I would make sure you were in fact REPRESENTED in both the NEGOTIATION and SETTLEMENT process. You may have come this far on your own, without counsel, but please have someone look over what you are planning on doing now with the possible permanent closure of your case. Best- Charlie
I would suggest hiring an experienced workers comp lawyer in your area. You are seeking very specific and detailed information through this free forum. Mr Lewis has given you the basic information on how benefits will be calculated generally but asking "what should an expected settlement be based on curent law?" is very difficult to answer without all the specific information related to your claim.