Workers’ compensation claims are investigated for a very simple reason: to prevent fraud. The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation wants to make sure that only injured workers get benefits—not scammers.
If you experience a work-related injury, you have rights. It’s important to know and understand these rights—so you can make sure that you are treated fairly and get the compensation you need and deserve.
Workers’ compensation is a type of insurance that covers employees who suffer a work-related injury. But what about injuries caused in a car accident? Does workers’ compensation cover this situation?
The workers’ compensation system is something of a compromise between a business and its employees. In exchange for providing insurance that covers you in the event of injury or work-related illness, you are prohibited from suing your employer (in most cases).