What is workers’ compensation?
Worker’s compensation is a form of state-regulated insurance that provides covered employees wage replacement and medical benefits for employees injured while working or experience work related injuries or illnesses.
What does workers’ compensation do for employers?
It limits the employer’s liability if an employee files a lawsuit against the company.
Is workers’ compensation insurance required?
Workers’ comp requirements vary from state to state and can depend on the number of employees you have. Be sure and visit our Workers’ Comp State Agencies page to find out the requirements for your state.
How is workers’ compensation obtained?
Workers’ compensation insurance coverage is available through state-certified compensation funds or private insurers. Self insured programs may also be an option for large employers.
How can I learn more about worker’s compensation insurance?
In addition to visiting our Workers Comp State Agencies page you’ll want to visit our Glossary of Workers Comp Terms. Our glossary will help you learn more about and better understand workers compensation insurance.