Average weekly-wage per diem “expenses” included
Workers' Compensation Law
, January 1999
In Swearingen v. Industrial Comm'n, 5-97-0160WC (5th Dist., Aug. 24, 1998), the appellate court held in a case of first impression that reimbursements paid to the petitioners, both truck drivers, constituted real economic gain and should be included in the calculation of the average weekly wage.
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