Workers’ Compensation Insurance
Workers’ compensation insurance provides coverage for an employee who has suffered an injury or illness resulting from job-related duties. Coverage includes medical and rehabilitation costs and lost wages for employees injured on the job. This insurance can be obtained from a licensed insurance company. The law in most states requires some form of workers’ compensation insurance.
Workers' compensation insurance can also be explained as a policy that provides coverage for an employer's two key exposures arising out of injuries sustained by employees. Part One of the policy covers the employer's statutory liabilities under workers compensation laws, and Part Two of the policy covers liability arising out of employees' work-related injuries that do not fall under the workers compensation statute.