workers compensation exemption

Independent Contractors: How Worker’s Compensation Exemption Affects You

In 2020, 2.7 out of every 100 full-time workers were injured on the job. Becoming injured at work can be financially devastating and dealing with insurance is often overwhelming. This is especially true for independent contractors. Did you know that as an independent contractor, you might not qualify for workers’ compensation benefits? Keep reading to…

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Three Things You Should Know About Workers’ Compensation Laws

In 2020 there were 2.7 million work injuries reported, plus an additional 4,764 fatal work accidents in the U.S. Following a work-related injury, your loss of wages and medical expenses are paid by workers’ compensation. The three top workers’ compensation claims are overexertion, slip and fall, and contact with equipment or an object. Every company…

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What is Worker’s Compensation?

Did you know that overexertion, slips and falls, and contact with objects and equipment are the top three leading causes of work-related injuries? These workplace injuries are not uncommon and can be a source of immense emotional and economic stress on employees. If you or someone you know has recently suffered a work-related injury know…

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What is Negligence?

What is Negligence? In basic terms, negligence is acting or failing to act according to the general duty of a reasonably prudent person under similar circumstances. For example, a driver of an automobile has a general duty of a reasonably prudent driver who is driving under similar circumstances. Additionally, individuals who work in certain professions…

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