Puckett & Associates, Inc.
have a legal responsibility to their employees to make the workplace
safe. However, accidents happen even when every reasonable safety
measure has been taken.
protect employers from lawsuits resulting from workplace accidents
and to provide medical care and compensation for lost income to employees
hurt in workplace accidents, in almost every state, businesses are
required to buy workers compensation insurance. Workers compensation
insurance covers workers injured on the job, whether they are hurt
on the workplace premises or elsewhere, or in auto accidents while
on business. It also covers work - related illnesses.
compensation provides payments to injured workers, without regard
to who was at fault in the accident, for time lost from work and for
medical and rehabilitation services. It also provides death benefits
to surviving spouses and dependents.
state has different laws governing the amount and duration of lost
income benefits, the provision of medical and rehabilitation services
and how the system is administered. For example, in most states there
are regulations that cover whether the worker or employer can choose
the doctor who treats the injuries and how disputes about benefits
associates are ready to assist.
With Kindest Regards,