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Texas Workers' Compensation Income Benefits

In Texas there are four types of income benefits. Temporary Income Benefits (TIBs), Impairment Income Benefits (IIBs), Supplemental Income Benefits (SIBs) and Lifetime Income Benefits (LIBs). The maximum benefit amount allowed by state law is based on your average weekly wage (AWW).  

 Temporary Income Benefits (TIBs)

An injured worker may become eligible for Temporary income benefits after you have missed seven days of work.

Click here for more information on Temporary Income Benefits from the Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation. 
 

  • Impairment Income Benefits (IIBs)

You could be eligible for Impairment Benefits after you reach Maximum medical Improvement (MMI), if you suffer from a permanent impairment for your compensable injury.  An injured workers should receive three weeks of IIBs for each percentage of the your impairment rating (IR). 
 
Click here for more information on Impairment Income Benefits from the Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation. 
 

  • Supplemental  Income Benefits (SIBs)

You could be eligible for Supplemental Income Benefits (SIBs) if you have been assigned a 15 % or higher impairment rating and you meet other required conditions. 

Contact us today to see if you could be eligible. 
 
Click here for more information on Supplemental Income Benefits from the Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation. 
 

  • Lifetime Income Benefits (LIBs)

If you have an injury that causes you to have a total loss of use of sight, total loss of both feet at or above the ankle, total loss of both hands at or above the wrist, one foot at or able the ankle and one hand at or above the wrist, permanent and complete paralysis of both arms and both feet, or have a physical traumatic injury to the brain that results in incrable insanity.  Click here for more information on Lifetime Income Benefits from the Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation.