Value of body parts for injured workers

Posted to Infographics  |  Tags: ,  |  Nathan Yau

Earlier this year, ProPublica reported on the decline of Workers’ Compensation at the state and national levels. Continuing their efforts, they look specifically at Texas, where companies are “allowed to opt out and write their own benefit plans.”

An interactive shows the plans of about 40 companies in the state. Each row is a company, and each column is a body part. Orange squares represent the value that each plan places on a body part, and you’ll notice a wide range. Probably the most noticeable is what’s missing.

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