For employees injured at work or who become ill because of work-related conditions, workers' compensation insurance covers you for medical expenses, lost wages from time off work, compensation for permanent impairments, and, in some cases, job retraining.
How to Get Workers' Compensation for an Injury at Work in 2023
Understanding the workers’ comp system and your right to benefits after a work-related injury.
How Much of My Workers' Comp Settlement Amount Do I Get to Keep
Learn about costs that are routinely deducted from your workers’ comp settlement amount.
Types of Workers' Compensation Benefits
An overview of the different benefits you may receive through workers’ comp for a work-related injury or illness.
Workers' Compensation Benefits for Federal Employees
Federal workers have their own workers’ comp system. Find out if you are eligible, what benefits are available, and how to apply for & get federal workers comp.
Common Questions About Workers' Comp Temporary Disability Benefits
Answers to frequently asked questions about receiving temporary disability or wage loss benefits when you’re recovering from a work-related injury or illness.
How to Get Permanent Partial Disability Benefits Through Workers' Comp
You might be entitled to permanent disability benefits even if you’re only partially disabled from a workplace injury or illness. But you’ll have to follow several steps before you can get those benefits.
Workers' Comp Insurance: Employer Obligations
Learn about your legal options if you’ve been injured at work and your employer doesn’t carry workers’ comp insurance.
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Seeking Medical Treatment for a Work-Related Injury
Find out when, where, and how to get medical treatment in your workers’ comp case.
Role of the Treating Doctor in Your Workers' Compensation Case
Reasonable and necessary medical care is one of your most valuable workers’ comp benefits. It’s important to choose a doctor who will not only treat your injuries, but also advocate on your behalf in your workers’ comp case.
How Much Are Workers' Compensation Benefits in Texas?
Learn how Texas law calculates workers' comp benefits when you're out of work or earn less because of your work-related injury.
How Much Are Workers' Compensation Benefits in New York?
Learn about the types of workers' comp benefits available in New York, how those benefits are calculated, and how workers' comp eligibility rules apply if you got COVID-19 on the job.
How Much Are Workers’ Compensation Benefits in New Jersey?
Learn how New Jersey law calculates benefits for temporary and permanent disability caused by a work-related injury or illness—and whether you can qualify for these benefits if you get COVID-19 at work.
Denied Workers' Compensation Claims
Learn about the common reasons that workers’ comp claims are denied—and what you can do about it.