How to file a claim under Workmen Compensation Insurance?

How to file a claim under Workmen Compensation Insurance? A Workmen’s Compensation policy covers the financial liability suffered by the employer if the employee suffers from any physical harm during the course of his/her employment. The policy helps the employer cover his financial liabilities as stated under the Workmen’s Compensation Act, 1923. The policy covers […]

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Seven Exclusions of Workmen Compensation Policy

The Workmen Compensation Insurance Policy is an essential backup plan for the employers to safeguard themselves from any liability arising due to physical injury, partial or total disability and occupational diseases suffered by their employee while on duty or because of the occupational activity. The small organisations which depend on their employees for their growth […]

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How does Workmen Compensation benefit an Organisation?

A workmen compensation insurance policy enables the employer to cover any liability arising due to injury, disability or death of a worker or employee while at work under the Workers’ Compensation Act, 1923. It offers legal coverage against liability that may arise during business. In general, most insurers also cover the claims that come under […]

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How to decide the Insurer in Workers’ Compensation?

You may follow the steps given below to arrive at the best possible insurer for your worker’s compensation policy: A Competent Insurer: With the number of private sector players growing in the industry, you have to research for an insurer which has the width of presence, financial strength, and requisite infrastructure to support the claim […]

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What is indemnity in Workers Compensation Insurance?

The principle of indemnity enables the worker (insured) to be restored to the same financial condition as s/he was, before the loss occurred due to the workplace accident. In workers’ compensation insurance,  ‘to indemnify’ means to make payments to the injured or sick employee or to their family members (if in case the death has […]

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What are the statutory requirement for Worker Compensation Insurance?

The employer takes the worker’s compensation insurance to cover the risk of the employment injury of its employee who is considered as workmen as per the Workmen Compensation Act. The employers with more than 20 workers are compulsorily needed to get them registered under the Employees State Insurance Act. But, whereas the employers with less […]

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Why is workmen’s compensation policy is a must for Organisations?

While organizations try to make the workplace as safe as possible, accidents cannot be predicted and can happen anytime. According to the report published in a leading newspaper, the Ministry of Labour’s reported an average incidence of 1,400 fatal and 1 lakh non-fatal accidents in non-domestic places. It is the employers’ responsibility to ensure their […]

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What is the Workmen Compensation Insurance Policy?

In today’s highly global work environment, employees’ rights have also become important. To safeguard organisations from the threat of costly lawsuits, insurers offer workmen’s compensation policy. It is an insurance policy which covers statutory liability of an employer for death, bodily injury or occupational diseases sustained to employees. It is also known as the ‘Employees […]

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