Workers’ Comp Benefits:
How Much is a Limb Worth?

If you suffer a permanent injury on the job, you’re typically entitled to compensation for the damage to your body and your future lost wages. But depending on the state, benefits for the same body part can differ dramatically. Related Story »
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NOTE: Compensation for the loss of certain body parts is only one part of a larger system. States may be more or less generous in other aspects of their workers' comp benefits.

SOURCES: ProPublica research of state workers’ compensation laws. See the full methodology for details. Data last updated Feb 27, 2015.

Additional research by Abbie Nehring.