Workers compensation is a form of insurance designed to help employees recover from injuries sustained in the workplace. Every state has different laws pertaining to workers compensation programs. Benefits provided to workers may include medical expenses, death benefits, lost wages and rehabilitation services.
In most states, any business with at least one paid employee (even if that employee is temporary) is required to carry workers compensation insurance.
A few of the most common workers compensation claims include:
- Slip and Falls
- Bodily Reaction
- Struck by an Object
- Machinery Incidents
Learn the top 10 most common workers compensation claims. Read the full article here.