Workers’ comp gets tricky and confusing. Learn which kinds of injuries are and are not covered in this post.
You’re at work at your construction job. A truck driver backs over your foot. That’s an obvious work-related injury. Workers’ comp has to cover it.
Now, let’s say you’re getting depressed. The people you work with aren’t the nicest human beings. Fights and arguments are common where you work. You don’t like what you do all that much.
Does worker’s compensation cover your depression?
Workers’ Compensation Covers Injuries that Happen on the Job
Not all on-the-job injuries are covered by workers’ compensation (more on that in a second), but most are. Generally, if you’re doing something related to your employment, and you get injured, you should be covered by workers’ compensation.
Anything at your physical workplace should be covered. If you’re injured while traveling for work, or if you’re at a conference, or you run to the […]