The way your lost wages would be calculated would be based upon the highest income on the last job you held before your injury. As far as pain and suffering, if this is a workers compensation injury claim, you are not entitled to pain and suffering. All you would be entitled to would be a settlement based upon the permanancy of your disability based upon the disability rating given by your doctor. At this point you MUST get an attorney to deal with this for you and most workers comp attorneys handle these cases on a contingency basis and they will have an actuarial analysis done with your wages/age and disability to determine the most accurate value for your case.
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