Last year, over 42,000 injury claims were filed in Nebraska. Many of these claims involved serious personal injuries that resulted in permanent disability.
What is Workers’ Compensation?
What Benefits am I Eligible For?
If you get hurt on the job, your employer is required to pay you workers’ compensation benefits. However, it is YOUR responsibility to show that you were working at the time of the injury or illness and that the injury or illness was caused by work. If those requirements are met, you may be entitled to:
Workers compensation claims are more common in some industries than others. Some of the most common jobs with workers compensation are in the following industries.
- Trucking and Transportation
- Health Care
- Plumbers and Electricians
- Registered Nurses and Certified Nursing Assistants
Frequently Asked Questions