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Workers' Compensation

Workers' compensation (also called workers' comp and workman's comp) provides employees in most states with an exclusive remedy for on-the-job injuries. Here you will find information on workers' rights to safety in the workplace, specifics on benefits for injured workers and the employer's obligations under most state and federal systems, as well as tips on each phase of the workers' compensation claims process. You will also find in-depth information for injured railroad employees and workers who have been hurt in construction accidents, from basics on worksite accidents to specifics on scaffold injuries.