Under the workers’ compensation law, you may be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits if you are injured at your workplace. These benefits typically include your medical expenses and compensation for the time you miss at work because of the injury.
Read on if you are wondering who would actually pay for these expenses and how it is decided.
Who pays for benefits and medical care?
Most employers have workers’ compensation insurance. If an employee suffers an injury at work, the employer files a claim with their insurance company and your benefits are paid for by the insurance company.
How much will I receive when I miss work due to my injury?
If you are unable to work, you typically receive a percentage of your normal pay check. However, each case is different, and your employer can tell you the exact amount. You should ask your HR department or employer about their workers’ compensation insurance policy.
If you or a loved one has been injured at the job, you should find an experienced workers’ compensation doctor to help you recover completely and quickly. If you have questions about your workers’ compensation claim, you should seek a workers’ compensation attorney. They can help you understand the law and what you deserve in your case.