How long does workers comp last in Texas?
Workers' comp in Texas lasts the entire lifetime for the claimant when it pertains to the medical care that the claimant receives. In other words, for your entire life the workers' compensation insurance company is supposed to pay for all your medical pay that you need for your injury. It's different when it comes to the income benefits that you receive.
Your income benefits only last up until the time that you return back to work, and then once you return back to work, you get something called an impairment rating, and you get paid three weeks’ pay for every 1% for the impairment, and even that is kept. So most people with workers' comp claims will get paid their benefits somewhere around one to two