MISSISSIPPI CODE
TITLE 71. LABOR AND INDUSTRY
CHAPTER 3. WORKERS' COMPENSATION GENERAL PROVISIONS

Sec. 71-3-21. Compensation for temporary partial disability

In case of temporary partial disability resulting in decrease of earning capacity, there shall be paid to the injured employee sixty-six and two-thirds percent (66-2/3%) of the difference between the injured employee's average weekly wages before the injury and his wage-earning capacity after the injury in the same or other employment, subject to the maximum limitations as to weekly benefits as set up in this chapter, payable during the continuance of such disability but in no case exceeding four hundred fifty (450) weeks or an amount greater than the multiple of four hundred fifty (450) weeks times sixty-six and two-thirds percent (66-2/3%) of the average weekly wage for the state.

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