Injured workers paid cash will usually fall under the employers workers compensation policy. The employer may be saving money on taxes by hiring employees under the table but is still responsible to provide workers’ compensation coverage. Most jobs require coverage for all workers on the site and it is a Georgia requirement for the licensed contractors to provide workers compensation coverage for their jobsite. Similarly, day laborers are covered under workers’ compensation. You can recover workers compensation even if you are injured your first day on the job.
call (404) 876-4200 today or contact ReisLaw, the leading Workers’ Compensation Firm in Atlanta. Our consultations are absolutely free. We will help you fully understand your rights in this situation. Our attorneys have specialized training in the fields of Workers’ Compensation as well as Personal Injuries.