Workers' Compensation Benefits

Workers' Compensation Benefits

Payment for an employee's medical care in the event that he/she is injured at work. Workers' comp benefits may also provide for lost wages and compensate for disability or reduced earning potential. In exchange for receiving workers' comp benefits, the employee surrenders the right to sue the employer for negligence.
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5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In what may come as a surprise to some, if a person is injured in a company kickball game, he or she can be eligible for workers' compensation benefits, according to the U.
The energy industry's leading risk management and insurance provider Energi now offers prepaid debit cards for workers' compensation benefits through its partnership with InsurCard.
Bricault, 39, admitted during a plea hearing in Worcester Superior Court that she fraudulently collected more than $5,000 in workers' compensation benefits in 2007 while deriving undisclosed income from a day care center she ran out of her home.
On reviewing the areas targeted by the government concerning workers' compensation benefits, as an injured worker I am insulted by the suggestion in the issues paper that reducing or removing benefits will provide "incentives" for injured workers to return to work sooner
Workers' compensation benefits are divided into two categories: medical and indemnity benefits.
She was responsible for paying local, state, and federal taxes, and was not entitled to unemployment and workers' compensation benefits from Staff.
She received workers' compensation benefits for her injury under Holzer's self-insured program.
The Defense Base Act requires all contractors performing work outside the United States to have DBA coverage that provides workers' compensation benefits for employees.
The Reporter's contributions to Beyond Borders included cover investigations of the competition for jobs between African Americans and Latino immigrants (May/June 2007), the plight of undocumented Latino workers injured on the job and denied workers' compensation benefits (July/August 2007), and the challenges facing thousands of Mexicans seeking jobs and other opportunities in the United States but with few options to do so (September/October 2007).
The article describes how illegal aliens are not entitled to workers' compensation benefits for injuries incurred on the job.
Details on the potential availability of state disability benefits if workers' compensation benefits are not being provided.
Commissioner (TC Summary Opinion 2005-57), the court considered whether certain workers' compensation benefits were taxable as if they were Social Security benefits.

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