What Is a Workers Compensation Fund and When Is It Used?

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Workers’ Compensation insurance was set up as a means of protecting employees who were hurt or killed in the workplace. This package provides employee benefits such as wage replacement while recuperating, needed medical procedures, medication, rehabilitation supplies, and facilities. By agreeing to a workers’ compensation package, employees who become injured on the job gain assurance that their needs—if injured or killed on the job—will be covered. The employer agrees to take out a workers’ comp insurance policy in accordance with the laws of the state. The employer may even decide…

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What Sort of Settlement Can I Expect from a Workers Compensation Claim?

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Any illness or injury that happens at work or because of working conditions is a major cause for concern. For the person injured and unable to work, they often have enough on their minds with the process of seeking medical treatment, physical therapy, and working on getting themselves better. Adding the burden of sorting out a workers comp settlement is just the icing on the cake of an already difficult task. Furthermore, the Internet is rife with misinformation about the worker’s compensation settlement process and all that it entails. For…

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