What is workers compensation?
A system of statues enacted by each state that provides medical, lost time and permanent disability benefits for employees hurt in the scope of their employment.
Who is responsible for providing the benefits under the Workers Compensation Act?
The employer is, by law, 100% responsible for providing benefits under the Act.
I've been injured on the job, what should I do?
You must report your injury to your employer within 30 days from the date of the injury, or from the date you knew your injury or illness was related to your job.
Do I have to pay for my medical expenses if I'm injured on the job?
The worker compensation law provides for the payment of the injured worker’s medical expenses.