Are Small Business Owners Liable for Injuries Outside of the Workplace?

An employee is injured outside of the workplace and is unable to work for a few months. Are you, as the business owner, liable for that injury? Does that employee qualify for workers’ compensation?

When employees suffer injuries while participating in leisure activities or at home, who is responsible for getting them back to work?

To be eligible for workers’ comp benefits, the employee must have been injured while on the job or “within the scope of their employment.”

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