What Is Workman’s Comp Insurance?
Workman’s compensation insurance, also called workers’ comp, protects both the business and its employees in the event that illness, injury, or death occurs while on the job. It can cover lost wages, medical expenses, and even death benefits.
Is Workman’s Comp Required by Law?
The laws surrounding workman’s comp vary by state. In many states, companies of a certain size are required to carry workman’s comp insurance. However, the state of Texas is not one of those states. While workman’s comp insurance may not be required by state law in Texas, it is recommended in order to protect your business and employees.