Avoid Having a Workers Comp Claim Turn Into A Huge Fine

Work Injury Claim Form 200X134Your worker is hurt on the job. Hey it happens. That’s why you have workers compensation insurance right? So you fill out all of the workman’s comp paper work and send it in only to find that despite dotting your “I”s and crossing your “T”s you get a notice from the fed about an investigation and potential fine. Why?

Under federal law, all employers are required to verify the identity and eligibility to work in the US of all new hires, whether or not they are citizens. As part of this process they are required to fill out Form I-9, which includes examining at least two forms of identification as listed on the form. Not having the I-9 can turn your legitimate workman’s comp claim into a nightmare.

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