How Workers Compensation Benefits Are Paid?

It depends on the state. You are likley to receive compensation benefits if you are unable to work as a result of your workplace injury. 66 2/3% of your average weekly wage (AWW) is generally the wage benefits granted.

Paid to employees with severe workplace injuries that prohibit the employee from working again, either temporarily or permanently.

The benefits an injured worker receives depends on three things:

1. The state the injured employee lives
2. Whether the injured worker can return to work
3. Workplace injury severity