Lawyers.com Answers: How long do workers’ compensation benefits last?

Determining how long workers’ compensation payments will continue depends on a number of factors, including the specific laws of your state and the nature of your injury. In serious cases, you might be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits for as long as your disability prevents you from returning to work. A local workers’ compensation attorney can explain how long you might be eligible to receive benefits based on your state’s law and your specific situation.