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Can Telecommuters Receive Workers’ Compensation Benefits?

  Generally, yes, a person who is working from home can receive worker’s compensation benefits so long as he or she sustained an injury during the course of employment. The employee would bear the burden of proving that the injury did indeed stem from a work-related activity.  Some common terms used when discussing a worker’s compensation claim include “arising out of” which refers to what the employee was doing at the time of the injury, and “in the course of” which refers to when the injury happened. A successful workers’ compensation claim will be able to prove that the employee Read more