Workers' compensation is a form of insurance that provides benefits to employees who are injured or become ill as a result of their job. Every year, millions of workers are injured on the job, and workers' compensation provides them with the financial support they need to recover and get back to work.
In the United States, employers are required by law to provide workers' compensation insurance to their employees. This insurance covers medical expenses, lost wages, and other costs associated with a work-related injury or illness.
Workers' compensation can be a complex and confusing area of law, which is why it's important to have a knowledgeable and experienced attorney on your side. Our team of professionals has years of experience helping injured workers navigate the workers' compensation system and get the benefits they deserve.
If you've been injured on the job, don't wait to seek legal help. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and learn more about how we can help you get the compensation you need to recover and move on.
What is Covered Under Workers' Comp?
We understand that being injured at work can be a stressful and overwhelming experience. That's why our team of professionals is here to help you understand what is covered under workers' comp.
Workers' comp is a type of insurance that provides benefits to employees who are injured on the job. These benefits can include medical expenses, lost wages, and rehabilitation costs. According to the National Safety Council, there were over 4.5 million workplace injuries in the United States in 2019, highlighting the importance of having workers' comp coverage.
It's important to note that not all injuries may be covered under workers' comp. Injuries that occur outside of work, self-inflicted injuries, and injuries that occur due to drug or alcohol use may not be covered. However, our team can help you navigate the process and ensure that you receive the benefits you are entitled to.
Our professionals understand the complexities of workers' comp and are here to guide you through the process. We believe that every injured worker deserves quality care and compensation. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you.
Who is Eligible for Workers' Comp?
When it comes to workers' compensation, many people are unsure if they're even eligible for benefits. In general, any employee who is injured on the job or contracts an illness related to their work is eligible for workers' comp. This includes full-time, part-time, and seasonal workers.
However, there are some exceptions. For example, independent contractors and volunteers are usually not covered under workers' comp. Additionally, injuries sustained while under the influence of drugs or alcohol, or injuries resulting from self-inflicted harm, may not be eligible for benefits.
It's important to note that workers' comp is a no-fault system, meaning that the employee doesn't have to prove that their employer was negligent in order to receive benefits. Our team of professionals can help guide you through the process of filing a claim and ensuring that you receive the compensation you're entitled to. Don't hesitate to reach out to us for assistance.