The Workers Comp Come Up!
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February 13, 2018
This week Ann, Becky, and Dan discuss what Workers Comp is, how to get it, and some of the rules (which vary by state). Don’t forget to subscribe, review, and follow us on Twitter @BlackLawPodcast!Workers Comp.What is workers comp?Do all businesses have workers comp insurance? If not, what happens when someone gets hurt on the job? If so, is it required by law? What qualifies as a workplace injury? Falling, slipping, lifting, climbing, etc…? Horseplay? Negligence by the employee? (not paying attention… e.g. touching hot oven) Psychological? Aggravating a pre-existing injury? 4. What doesn’t qualify as a workplace injury? How to get Workers Comp.Are you required to report the injury to a specific person, in a specific time frame? Are you required to seek medical attention? If you seek medical attention, then return to work without missing time off (other than to seek medical attention) are you still entitled? How much does workers comp pay? How long can you receive workers comp? How long does filing a claim…