Essential Guide To Workers Compensation Cases

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Essential Guide To Workers Compensation Cases Workers’ compensation laws are a means of protecting employees against losing income and ensuring their medical costs are catered for during work-related accidents, injuries, or disease. In many states, workers’ compensation coverage is a mandatory requirement. If you have been injured at the work place, read this workers comp essential guide for all the answers to any questions you may have regarding workers compensation. What Should You Do When You Are Injured? The three actions you should take after a work related injury are: Report the accident to the supervisor Seek medical attention immediately…

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Workers Compensation FAQ

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Workers Compensation FAQ   If you have been injured at the workplace due to the negligence of your employer or your own negligence, you are entitled to workers compensation. Unlike personal injury cases where one sues the negligent party for damages, workers compensation does not involve making a claim against your employer. It is a different type of insurance cover with special conditions and many benefits for employees. Read on to find answers to common workers compensation FAQ. What is Workers Compensation? It is an insurance program mandated by the state to go towards compensating employees who are suffering from…

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Bill to Provide Workers’ Comp Relief for Small Companies

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Self-employed Tennessee contractors are one step closer to relief from having to comply with onerous workers’ compensation insurance requirements. A bill passed by the House Consumer and Employee Affairs Committee, and which is expected to sail through the legislature, would allow independent contractors to file for exemptions from a law that was set to go into effect in January but was put on hold. That law would have required independent construction contractors to purchase costly workers’ compensation insurance or cease working. Small contractors with no employees except themselves had complained that the law passed in 2008 would have cost them…

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