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Friday F.A.Q.: “Is an Independent Contractor Entitled to Workers’ Compensation Benefits?”

Tashia Rasul, Esq.
Tashia Rasul, Esq.

Employees are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits, while independent contractors are not.

An employer would concede a claimants’ employment status when he is clearly an employee, but there are times when an employer would hold out that a claimant is an independent contractor. In these situations, workers’ compensation benefits are denied, and the Court would be tasked with making a determination of whether the claimant is an employee or an independent contractor.

So, how is this done? Continue reading Friday F.A.Q.: “Is an Independent Contractor Entitled to Workers’ Compensation Benefits?”