Workers' Compensation Basics

Employees who are injured on the job are eligible to collect workers' compensation benefits while they recuperate. Although the claim process is intended to be straightforward, there are specific guidelines for determining whether a certain injury or illness qualifies for compensation, and certain procedures must be followed in order to file a proper claim. This section provides resources to help you understand the basics of workers' compensation law and to help you begin the claim process. You’ll also find articles discussing work-related injuries, articles explaining your rights as an injured worker, and information to help you decide whether hiring an attorney to represent you would be a good idea.

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