Verdicts & Settlements: $20 million awarded - child sex abuse case in Stamford    $1.1 million won - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder    $1 million - Injured worker requiring back surgery    $1 million+ Awarded - Woman in car accident Rt. 17    $975,000 Recovered - Foot Injury at Work    $650,000 Recovered - Woman suffered neck injury required surgery    $580,000 Recovered - Head Trauma as a Result of Falling Downstairs    $500,000 Recovered - Pedestrian Hit by Car    $500,000 Recovered - Rear End Car Accident    $425,000 Recovered - Rear End Tractor Trailer Accident    $380,000 Recovered - Dog Bite by Police Dog    $155,000 Recovered - Slip and Fall on Walkway    $125,000 Recovered - Slip and Fall at a Supermarket

What are the types of benefits covered under workers’ compensation?

Under workers’ compensation, an injured employee is entitled to four kinds of benefits:

Weekly compensation benefit: It is given to compensate an injured victim for wages lost while the injury or illness makes it impossible for them to work.

Permanent impairment benefit: It is awarded when an injury causes a permanent physical impairment.

Medical treatment benefit: An injured victim is entitled to receive medical benefit workers’ compensation, such as, hospital and medical expenses.

Vocational rehabilitation benefit: If a victim is unable to return to their previous line of work, the workers’ compensation insurer must pay for retraining so that the victim may be able to join into a new line of work.

Workers’ compensation

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