If an industrial injury or occupational disease prevents you from returning to any work for which you are qualified, you should be entitled to what are called “time loss” benefits. Certification as to whether or not you are able to return to work is usually provided by your attending physician. Time loss benefits represent a percentage of your wages at the time of injury. Wages at the time of injury are generally calculated by taking an hourly wage times the number of hours typically worked per day. The percentage is determined by whether you are single, married, or how many children you have. It can vary between sixty and seventy-five percent. aining. Learn more about workers’ compensation claims.