Is Your Small Business Prepared for a Workplace Injury?
If an employee is hurt on the job, employers in most states are required to cover expenses related to the injury, such as medical care and lost wages. Without appropriate workers’ compensation coverage, business owners can be on the hook for substantial sums of money. In some states, they may also be subject to fines and penalties for not having coverage.
Despite this risk, 26 percent of small business respondents to a recent