If you have been injured while at work and you can no longer work for a certain period of time, you likely qualify for workers’ compensation. However, there are a few important things about workers’ compensation that you may not be familiar with. The following are a few of them.
You Cannot Collect Unless Your Employer Participates
Most states have laws regarding business requirements for carrying workers’ compensation insurance, but many states also have exceptions to these laws. Sometimes, for example, there will be an exception for small businesses that have a few employees, and do not meet the minimum threshold to buy workers’ compensation.
Although it is likely that your employer has workers’ compensation, it is not a sure thing, so if you are injured on the job, you should find a Tampa personal injury attorney immediately.
Sometimes Your Injury Will Be Challenged
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