Mesa workers who are injured on the job are commonly eligible for workers’ compensation provided for by Arizona’s workers’ compensation laws. Under these laws, if a worker becomes injured or ill due to their job, even if they are partially at fault for causing the injury or illness, the worker can obtain compensation and recover their medical expenses while they recover through workers’ compensation. Arizona’s workers’ compensation laws are no-fault, meaning the worker could be responsible for causing their own injuries, so long as they did not cause their injuries purposefully, or due to the gross negligence of the worker.
Workers’ compensation is a form of insurance that most Arizona employers are required to purchase for their employees. Full-time and part-time workers generally should have workers’ compensation insurance. However, a handful of employees are not of the appropriate worker status for their employers to be required to purchase workers’ compensation insurance, and thus some workers are not eligible for workers’ compensation benefits if they are hurt on the job. In fact, workers may not be covered who work for:
Having a job and being able to secure an income from that job is a staple of life for many Arizonans, and being injured or ill to such an extent that you are unable to work could place a financial burden on you and your family. You need workers’ compensation. An experienced Mesa, Arizona workers’ compensation lawyer at Snow, Carpio & Weekley, PLC can help you file a workers’ compensation claim. At Snow, Carpio & Weekley, PLC, we strive to get our clients who were injured on the job the workers’ compensation that they need. Please call us at 855-325-4781 to schedule a free initial consultation.