Workers' Compensation Coverage
Understanding Workers' Compensation Insurance
The High Cost of Going Without Workers' Compensation Insurance
An employer's failure to provide workers' compensation coverage is a crime, punishable by fines and/or criminal prosecution. A stop work order may be issued. Add onto that the legal cost of a defending and possibly losing a civil suit for an injury of an employee, and the cost of workers' compensation insurance is very reasonable. (Penalties and Liabilities for Not Carrying Workers' Compensation Coverage).