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Award Agreement (Agreement to Pay Benefits) Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission 1000 DMV Drive Richmond Virginia 23220 1-877-664-2566 SEE INSTRUCTIONS ON REVERSE SIDE Injured Worker's Name: Address: City: Home Phone: Body Parts/Injuries Accepted: State: Work Phone: ( Zip: ) www.vwc.state.va.us Employer's Name: Address: City: Employer's Phone: State: Zip: Jurisdiction Claim #: Claim Administrator #: ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ Date of Injury: Payment of Compensation (Check all that apply) Pre-Injury Average Weekly Wage: Check one: Initial period Additional period Corrected period _____ A. Temporary Total at the compensation rate of $ _____ per week. This period of disability began on (m/d/yyyy). B Temporary Partial: Please select option 1 or 2 below and complete. 1 - Will be paid at the compensation rate of $ _____ per week. This period of disability began on _____ through (m/d/yyyy) _____ (m/d/yyyy) 2 - Was paid an averaged weekly compensation rate of $ _____ per week from paid at a compensation rate of $ _____ per week beginning on _____ _____ and will continue to be C. Permanent Partial at the compensation rate of $ per week. This period of disability began on (m/d/yyyy) for _______% loss of use, loss, or disfigurement of the __________________. Note: Medical report(s) or amputation chart must be attached. Do the parties agree to have this award paid in a lump sum with the 4% discount deducted? D. Permanent Total the compensation rate of $ Yes No (m/d/yyyy) per week. This period of disability began on . E. Medical Only. The parties agree to an award for payment of medical benefits that are reasonable, necessary, authorized and causally related to the compensable injury. THIS AGREEMENT IS SUBJECT TO ADJUSTMENT AND APPROVAL BY THE COMMISSION PURSUANT TO THE VIRGINIA WORKERS' COMPENSATION ACT Signatures REQUIRED By signing below, we certify that the facts relating to this accident are correct as presented on this form and agree that the Injured Worker shall receive compensation or benefits indicated until suspended in accordance with the provisions of the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act. Signature of Injured Worker Print Name Date (m/d/yyyy) Signature on behalf of the Employer/Insurer Print Name Date (m/d/yyyy) Print Name and Address of Claim Administrator Print Name and Address of Injured Worker's Attorney Phone Number Phone Number This form is required by the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission VWC Form #4 Rev. 10/08 American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com Award Agreement VWC Form #4 Filing Instructions 1. This form is to be completed whenever a claim has been accepted as compensable and the Injured Worker is entitled to an award. This Award Agreement provides the basis for the award of compensation and contains sufficient information to establish the essential elements of a compensable claim. Submit the completed form to the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission, 1000 DMV Drive, Richmond, VA 23220. For subsequent periods of compensation benefits, this form should be used or a Varying Temporary Partial Award Agreement (VWC Form No. 4G) must be filed. Definitions of Benefit Types: Temporary total (TT) disability Injured Worker is totally disabled from work and is entitled to receive compensation for a period of total wage loss based upon 66 2/3% (.66667) of the pre-injury average weekly wage.* Temporary partial (TP) disability Injured Worker is partially disabled from work but is entitled to receive compensation for a period of partial wage loss based upon 66 2/3% of the difference between the pre-injury average weekly wage and the post (current) average weekly wage. Forms received without specific dollar amounts or those that reflect the word "various" will be rejected. * 2. Calculation of Temporary Partial Rate: All Amounts are Based on Weekly Figures = x Average weekly wage before injury Current weekly wage____________ Difference in wages before injury and now .66667____________________________ Temporary Partial Compensation Rate $ $ $ $ $ Permanent partial (PP) disability Injured Worker is entitled to receive compensation based upon the loss of use or the loss of a ratable body part, based upon 66 2/3% (.66667) of the pre-injury average weekly wage for a specified number of weeks, pursuant to Va. Code §65.2-503. Please attach a copy of the medical report or the amputation chart that supports the permanency rating to the agreement form. If Permanent Partial is for disfigurement, the Commission must set the rating based on submitted photographs.* Permanent Total Injured Worker is permanently and totally disabled from work and is entitled to receive compensation for the remainder of his/her life based upon 66 2/3% (.66667) of the pre-injury average weekly wage.* Medical Only The parties agree that the Injured Worker sustained a compensable injury for which the employer and insurer will accept responsibility only for the medical expenses incurred as a result of a work related injury or occupational disease. * ** 3. Compensation rate is subject to yearly maximum and minimum allowances. All wage information and compensation rate(s) reflected on the form(s) should be based on weekly figures. For questions or assistance with completing this form, please contact Customer Assistance using the Commission's toll-free number 877-664-2566. American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com