We have covered in the previous articles that there is an eligibility requirement before you can be considered, well, eligible for claiming a workers’ compensation benefits.
Let us review this eligibility requirements briefly:
- You should be classified as an “employee”.
- Your employer/company should have a workers’ compensation insurance.
- Your injury should be work-related.
- You should filed for a workers’ compensation claim on or before your state’s allotted deadline.
Most likely, you will pass the four eligibility requirements. Yet, just because you are eligible does not mean you will automatically get your workers’ compensation. Your employer and insurance company would like to know if your case is truly work-related, or if your case falls within the range where you should be given workers’ compensation benefits.…Continue reading