How Do I Know If My Employer Is Covered By Workers' Compensation?
- Farmers with less than $2,000 annual payroll.
- Elected Officials
- Unincorporated soleproprietors/partners
- Corporate Officers who have been approved to be excluded by the Workers`
- Compensation Division.
- Casual employment (e.g. youth mowing lawn or babysitting)
- Amateur sports groups (e.g. sponsor of local ball team)
- Family members of an unincorporated employer if you live within the employer`s home.
- Work in someone`s home (e.g. medical care for a family member within the home)
- Real estate broker or real estate sales person on commission
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?