Lawyers.com Answers: Who pays workers’ compensation benefits?

Workers’ compensation benefits are typically paid by your employer’s insurance company. You will need to notify your employer of your injury and file a claim with your employer’s insurance company. If your employer is insured under a state-run program, you must notify your employer of your injury and file a claim with the state workers’ compensation agency. A workers’ compensation attorney can help you understand who is responsible for your benefit payments.