Workers' compensation provides limited reimbursement for medical expenses and lost wages for employees injured at work or who become ill because of work-related conditions.
Workers' Compensation Law
An overview of workers' comp law: when you are covered, what benefits you'll get, and how to file a claim.
What Is Workers' Compensation, or Workman's Comp?
Workers compensation settlement claims and benefits information.
How Much Do You Get for a Workers Compensation Benefits Settlement?
If you've been injured as a result of your work, you should be able to collect workers compensation benefits. Here's how the settlements are determined.
How Do You Start the Workers' Comp Process?
Information for injured workers to protect their claim for workers compensation benefits.
Filing a Workers Compensation Lawsuit
If you have a workplace injury or occupational disease, your only remedy is likely through the workers’ compensation system. You cannot file a direct lawsuit against your employer in most cases.
Questions About Workers' Compensation
Navigating the workers' compensation system can be confusing. Here are some answers to common questions we get.
Am I Entitled to Workers' Compensation Benefits?
You must be an employee of a company with workers’ comp insurance and you must have been injured at work or as a result of job-related duties.
Are You Covered By Workers' Compensation?
If you are injured at work or develop an illness as a result of your work-related activities, you are probably wondering if you are covered by workers’ compensation.
Do I Need a Lawyer to Get Workers' Compensation Benefits?
Whether you need an attorney to represent you after you are injured and have a your workers’ compensation claim depends on a number of factors.
Can Your Employer Retaliate Because of a Workers' Comp Claim?
Each state handles reports of retaliation or discrimination differently.
When Do Workers' Comp Benefits Start?
The good news about workers’ compensation benefits is that at least some benefits start immediately.
What Does Workers Compensation Provide For?
What should you expect to receive if you are approved for workers' comp benefits?
Are Workers' Comp Benefits Taxable?
A small portion of workers' compensation benefits may be taxable, but few injured workers have to pay taxes on it.
How to Find a Workers' Comp Lawyer and What You Can Expect
Here's how to find an experienced workers' comp who will handle your case well.
How Much Will I Have to Pay a Worker's Compensation Lawyer?
Attorneys who handle workers' compensation cases usually receive a fixed percentage of the benefits that a sick or injured worker is awarded.
Who Actually Pays for Workers' Compensation?
Workers’ compensation benefits are paid for, in some way or another, by the employers of the state.
Is There a Statute of Limitations for Workers' Comp Claims?
Yes, workers' compensation laws require an employee (or his or her family) to file a claim for workers' comp benefits within a certain amount of time.
How Workers' Compensation Benefits Offset Social Security Disability Payments
Understand how workers' compensation benefits can affect your Social Security disability payments.
What is the difference between temporary and permanent disability benefits?
Temporary disability benefits are only available for a short amount of time, which differs by state.