Owning and operating a business is an incredibly rewarding pursuit. However, managing the rights of your workers alongside the requirements of your business can quickly get complicated. Regardless of what type of business you own, workplace injuries happen. Equipment malfunction, slip & fall/trip & fall, and lifting accidents can all lead to a workplace injury.
When one of your employees is harmed in the line of duty, you will need a strong legal team representing you in a worker’s compensation case in order to ensure that your employee gets the time and compensation they need without taking advantage of your business.
What is Worker’s Compensation?
Worker’s compensation is insurance that pays employee wages in the event that they are unable to perform their duties following a workplace injury. If your employee is injured on the job, it becomes your responsibility to provide them with the appropriate paperwork, file a claim with the insurance company, and comply with all federal and local laws during the reporting process. If you are lucky, this is not a process you will go through very often, and that is why you will want an incredible legal team on your side to guide you through.