How Do I Know If My Employer Is Covered By Workers' Compensation?
- Licensed real estate brokers and agents with written agreements defining them as independent contractors.
- Farm and ranch labor, certain household domestic workers, and religious organization employees.
- Independent contractors, corporate officers, selfemployed persons, and volunteers.
- Federal and railroad employees.
- The employer`s spouse and children under the age of 22.
- Spouses of sole proprietors, partners, or corporate officers.
- Newspaper carriers.
The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.
Additional Workers' Compensation Articles
- How Long After An Injury Do I Have To Report It To My Employer?
- What Workers' Compensation Benefits Am I Entitled To?
- If I Am Injured On The Job Can I Choose The Doctor Who Treats Me?
- When Will My Benefits Begin And How Much Will They Be?
- If I Am Unable To Return To The Type Of Work I Did Before I Was Injured, What Happens?
- My Employer Has Denied My Claim, What Do I Do?