Workers’ compensation benefits are typically provided by the employer’s workers’ compensation insurance carrier, not the state government. In the event that the employer is self-insured for purposes of workers’ compensation, your employer or their representative will provide these benefits.
Articles in this section
- Where is the Tennessee BWC's Open Records Request Policy?
- Glossary of Common Workers’ Compensation Acronyms and Terms
- Whom may I contact with additional questions?
- What should I do if I am injured at work?
- What benefits may an injured employee be entitled to receive?
- Will I have to use my own sick time to cover my time off work?
- What if the employee disagrees with the authorized treating physician’s opinion or treatment plans?
- What can I do if my employer will not allow me to go to the doctor?
- When should I report my injury?
- Is an injured employee paid for the time spent attending doctor's appointments during work hours?