Workers' Compensation for All Florida Business Owners

Monday, May 9, 2011

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Owning a business is a rewarding and fulfilling venture with many possibilities for success. However, it does come with its challenges, especially the safety and welfare of your employees. The workplace is a very common area for people to get injured, and having the right Florida workers' compensation insurance is important for every business owner, no matter how large or small. Here are some frequently asked questions about Florida workers' compensation insurance:

What is workers’ compensation coverage?

Workers' compensation coverage supplies insurance for employees that sustain injuries while on the job. Coverage includes paying for medical treatment and salaries in the event the employee is out of work for an extended period of time. Other expenses covered include lost income, rehab costs, death benefits, and more.

Who needs workers' compensation coverage?

If you're in any industry, besides construction, with four or more employees, full-time or part-time, you are required to carry workers' compensation coverage.

What kinds of employee injuries are covered?

Florida Law covers all accidental injuries and diseases incurred in the area of employment, which includes diseases and infections arising from such injuries.

If you have any more questions about Florida workers' compensation insurance, contact the experts at Massey, Clark, Fischer, Inc. who will help your business acquire the coverage it needs and deserves.