Many employers across America prioritize the health and safety of their employees to ensure that they’re taken care of and that business operations run smoothly. Unfortunately, accidents still happen, so most companies purchase workers’ compensation coverage to help employees recover and return to work after suffering a work-related injury or illness.
Workers’ compensation has been a critical element in workplace culture and safety, as it covers economic expenses for an injured employee and takes the burden off the employer. In North Carolina, sole proprietorships, limited liability companies, and partnerships are required to carry workers’ compensation coverage.
Knowing what workers’ compensation covers for injured employees is vital to ensure you receive the right help. Here’s what workers’ compensation benefits cover for ill and injured workers in North Carolina.