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Discusses how you can determine if you qualify for workers compensation benefits or workman's compensation.

Discusses how you can determine if you qualify for workers compensation benefits or workman's compensation.

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    • What You Need to Know About Worker’s CompensationDo You Qualify for Worker’s Compensation Benefits? http://workerscompensationresources.com
    • What You Need to Know About Worker’s Compensation Workers compensation, also known as workmanscompensation, is a system that helps to pay medicalexpenses, rehabilitation costs, lost wages, and other costs when employees are injured at work. http://workerscompensationresources.com
    • What You Need to Know About Worker’s Compensation Usually workers compensation benefits are paid no matter who caused the accident or injury, whether it was the employer, acoworker, a customer, someone else, or even the injured employee themselves. http://workerscompensationresources.com
    • What You Need to Know About Worker’s Compensation However, if you are injured at work, it is important to remember that workers compensation is generally the only recourseyou have for any injuries occurring as a result of your job, which means that usually you cannot decide to sue your employer instead of filing a workers compensation claim. http://workerscompensationresources.com
    • What You Need to Know About Worker’s CompensationSo if you are injured, how do you know if youqualify for workers compensation payments? First of all, your injury or illness must be work-related. http://workerscompensationresources.com
    • What You Need to Know About Worker’s CompensationThat means that you were doing something for youremployer and were injured or became ill as a result. Typical examples are hurting your back while moving equipment at your office, or developing carpal tunnel syndrome as a result of constant computer work, or becoming ill because of breathing hazardous chemicals while on the job. http://workerscompensationresources.com
    • What You Need to Know About Worker’s CompensationSecondly, you must find out if your employer carries workers compensation insurance. Every state is different, but often very smallcompanies (3 employees or less) may not be required to have coverage. http://workerscompensationresources.com
    • What You Need to Know About Worker’s CompensationTo find out more about whether you qualify for workers compensation and for information about workers compensation benefits in your state, please visithttp://workerscompensationresources.com http://workerscompensationresources.com