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Workers Compensation FAQ
What is workers' compensation?
The system that compensates workers for injuries received on the job.
How do I know whether I am covered by workers' compensation?
If you are employed in the State of New Jersey your employer is required to have Workers Compensation insurance.
If an employee is receiving workers' compensation benefits, but returns to work, does the employee still get to receive workers' compensation benefits?
You get temporary benefits until you have reached your maximum recovery. If there is permanent injury you can recover benefits for the lost use of the injured part of your body
I still have some questions about workers' compensation insurance coverage and whether I should sue for injuries. What should I do?
Talk to an Attorney who specializes in Workers Compensation.
Are all work-related injuries covered by workers' compensation?
Does workers' compensation cover just my medical bills?
No, It also covers permanent injury
Are all employees covered by workers' compensation?
Yes unless you own the business. Then it depends.
I use contractors or volunteers. Do I still need workers' compensation insurance for them?
What type of penalty could I face if I don't carry workers' compensation insurance?
Very serious ones including the cost of the recovery of the injured Employee as well as other penalties.
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