What does worker's comp pay out for an injury?
Injuries happen while you're on the job, most often with blue collar jobs that require manual labor in risky situations. When a worker is injured on the job, the company must pay the worker a due called Worker's Compensation. The worker must prove his/her injury was caused by the job or the equipment/machinery required for the job, and the injury must be enough to where working with the injury proves difficult for the worker. As far as how much money is received from the compensation is concerned, that depends entirely on the state in which you are located in, as well as the injury itself. Obviously a broken leg will pay out more than a dislocated finger. But it still depends on your state. Some pay higher and are more beneficial than others. It just depends on the circumstance in which you are given.