If you have been injured at work, workers compensation insurance will cover most of your injuries but there are some exceptions to the rule.
Federal law requires all employers in all states, including Rhode Island, to provide workers compensation benefits to employees who have been injured while on the job. The laws and procedures may differ from one state to another so you might consider hiring a Providence workers compensation attorney if you’re having a hard time with your case.
Are You Eligible for Providence Workers Compensation Benefits?
You have to be an employee in order to qualify for workers compensation benefits. But if you are an interstate railroad worker or a crewmember on a vessel, you are not entitled to workers compensation. The federal law requires you to [Read more…]