How Workers’ Compensation Works
All California employers must provide workers’ compensation benefits to their employees under California Labor Code Section 3700. There are five basic types of workers’ compensation benefits – medical care, temporary disability benefits, permanent disability benefits, vocational rehabilitation services, and death benefits.
How Is Coverage Structured in a Workers’ Compensation Policy?
Workers’ compensation coverage is offered under Part One of a workers’ compensation insurance policy. In Part One, the insurance company agrees to promptly pay all benefits and compensation due to an injured worker. Employers Liability insurance can provide important coverage in addition to workers’ compensation insurance. Employers Liability is offered under Part Two of a workers’ compensation and Employers Liability Insurance policy. Employers Liability Part Two protects the employer against instances where an employee’s injury or disease is not considered work related.
How Is Workers’ Compensation Insurance Purchased?
Employers must purchase workers’ compensation insurance from either … Read More