Santee, CA asked in Employment Law and Workers' Compensation for California

Q: how does COLA apply to life pension at 75% disability rating ?

wages of $320 a wk 1999 injury how do you figure in COLA does it base it on AWW my AWW is based on a salary of 20 years ago and would have gotten raises during those years how does COLA apply to my figures?

2 Lawyer Answers

Steven James Foster

Answered
  • Workers' Compensation Lawyer
  • Chico, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Unfortunately, COLAs only apply to Injuries occurring on or after 01/01/2003. A 1999 injury would not have a COLA.

Ronald Mahurin

Answered
  • Workers' Compensation Lawyer
  • Point Arena, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: See previous answer

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