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How to Get Cheap Workers’ Compensation Insurance in California

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California has some of the highest workers’ compensation rates in the country. The state’s high cost of living...

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Classification Codes Lookup: 120+ Common Ones

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Workers' Compensation If You Have 5 Employees or Less, Explained

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If you run a small business and you’re going to be hiring employees, it’s wise to understand the workers’ comp laws in...

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8 Tips for Buying Work Comp Insurance [2022 Update]

Deb Stelmarski | Oct 25, 2022

If you have employees, you probably need a workers’ compensation policy. Nearly one in five small business owners needs.

How Much Do Employers Pay for Workers' Comp?

Deb Stelmarski | Oct 24, 2022

Employers must pay workers' compensation insurance expenses out of their own pockets — these costs cannot be passed.

Is That Work Comp Claim Legit? 5 Ways to Tell — & How to Spot a Fraudulent Claim

Deb Stelmarski | Oct 10, 2022

Work-related injury or illness can come as a shock to businesses of all sizes. When an employee is injured on the job,.

What Illinois Small Businesses Need to Know About Workers’ Compensation Insurance

Bill Landess | Sep 27, 2022

Illinois is one of the most strict U.S. states in its enforcement of workers’ compensation law.

Nearly all Illinois.

How to Get Cheap Workers’ Compensation Insurance

Deb Stelmarski | Sep 22, 2022

Regardless of the average cost of workers’ compensation insurance in your state, there’s always one thing on your mind:.

California Workers' Compensation: What Are Employers Required to Do?

Deb Stelmarski | Sep 7, 2022

Workers’ compensation is a system of no-fault insurance that provides medical and monetary benefits to employees or.

Minimum Number of Employees for Workers’ Comp in Every U.S. State

Dave Bellis | Aug 3, 2022

Whether or not your business is required to carry workers’ compensation insurance depends on if you’ve met or exceeded.

Filing a Work Comp Claim in CA: What Employers Need to Know

Todd Smith | Jun 29, 2022

Workers’ compensation is a system of no-fault insurance that provides medical and monetary benefits to employees or.

How to Look Up Classification Codes for Workers’ Compensation Fast

Dave Bellis | Jun 21, 2022

Trying to look up workers’ compensation rates by classification code?

With hundreds of different classification codes,.

10 Workers' Compensation Insurance Mistakes Made by Small Business Owners

Todd Smith | Jun 14, 2022

It’s a good feeling to know that you have a comprehensive workers’ compensation policy protecting your business and its.

Workers' Compensation If You Have 5 Employees or Less, Explained

Todd Smith | Jun 13, 2022

If you run a small business and you’re going to be hiring employees, it’s wise to understand the workers’ comp laws in.

Your Most-Asked Questions About Workers’ Compensation, Answered [FAQs]

Dave Bellis | Jun 7, 2022

Approximately 1 in 5 small business owners is legally required to carry workers’ compensation insurance. Despite being.

How to Get Cheap Workers’ Compensation Insurance in California

Todd Smith | May 31, 2022

California has some of the highest workers’ compensation rates in the country. The state’s high cost of living.

Workers’ Compensation, Explained

Todd Smith | May 26, 2022

A Glossary Of Commonly-Used Terms

Workers’ comp is… complicated! And if you’re a small business owner who wants to.

How Much Does Workers’ Compensation Cost in Georgia?

Todd Smith | May 18, 2022

"As of 2020 data, Georgia’s workers’ compensation index rate was $1.64. That means that if you had three employees.

Which Employees Need Work Comp Coverage in Florida?

Todd Smith | May 13, 2022

Workers’ compensation is a system of no-fault insurance that provides monetary and medical benefits to employees (or.

How Much Does Workers' Compensation Cost in California?

Todd Smith | Apr 27, 2022

As a small business owner or HR professional in California, it’s critical to understand the ins and outs of the state’s.

WorkCompOne Parent Company Announces Strategic Restructuring, New Advisory Board

WorkCompOne Team | Apr 20, 2022

HUDSON, OHIO (April 20, 2022) – WorkCompOne, an online digital insurance agency, has announced a strategic.

6 Workers’ Compensation Insurance Statistics (That May Surprise You)

Todd Smith | Apr 5, 2022

Workers’ compensation may not strike you as the most interesting industry. But you’d be wrong! In this post, we’ll be.

Classification Codes Lookup: 120+ Common Ones

Todd Smith | Mar 31, 2022

Are you trying to look up workers’ compensation rates by classification code? Are you finding it difficult to locate.

Average Cost of Workers' Compensation Insurance in the U.S. (And Why)

Dave Bellis | Mar 23, 2022

When shopping for workers’ compensation insurance, you’re probably wondering:What is the average cost of workers’.

Florida Workers' Compensation: What Are Employers Required to Do?

Todd Smith | Mar 15, 2022

Workers’ compensation is a system of no-fault insurance that provides monetary and medical benefits to employees (or.

6 Benefits of Workers’ Compensation Insurance

Todd Smith | Mar 9, 2022

As an employer, it’s your responsibility to keep employees healthy and safe on the job. But even with safety measures.

How Much Does It Cost to Get Workers’ Compensation Insurance?

Todd Smith | Mar 3, 2022

You need workers’ compensation coverage — now — but how much should you expect to shell out? 

Compare Workers’ Compensation Costs By State

Todd Smith | Feb 23, 2022

Who Pays The Most, And Who Pays The Least?

Do you know how much you can expect to pay for workers’ compensation.

How Do You Buy Small Business Insurance?

Todd Smith | Feb 17, 2022

Small business insurance may seem like a complex and confusing product, but it’s often a necessity. Understanding how.

Getting to Know Your Business Insurance Certificate

Dave Bellis | Feb 3, 2022

What is a business insurance certificate and why do I need it?

Workers Comp Insurance Cost: How to Avoid Overpaying

Bill Landess | Dec 14, 2021

Classification codes (or class codes) are used to categorize businesses and assign them an accurate workers'.

Workers' Compensation Insurance Cost [Free Calculator]

Bill Landess | Nov 24, 2021

Whether budgeting for the upcoming year or preparing information for tax season, you know there are certain small.

How to Calculate Payroll to Find Your Workers’ Comp Cost: Step By Step

Bill Landess | Nov 8, 2021

Workers' compensation payroll calculation is simply annual gross wages for all workers covered by the policy — whether.

Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rates: What They Are & How They’re Set

Bill Landess | Oct 28, 2021

Workers' compensation insurance rate is an assigned price set by a rating bureau used to calculate the insurance.

How to Calculate Workers’ Compensation Cost Per Employee

Bill Landess | Sep 22, 2021

To estimate the workers’ compensation cost for an employee, divide their annual pay  by 100, then multiply that number.

Workers’ Compensation Cost: Resources to Keep You Compliant for Less

Bill Landess | Aug 31, 2021

But how much does it cost??

It’s one of the top questions on any small business owner’s mind. At WorkCompOne, we’re.

How to Get a Workers' Compensation Quote in Georgia

Bill Landess | Aug 27, 2021

As a business owner, it’s imperative to have a sound understanding of your workers’ compensation insurance.

The Quick and Simple Guide to Workers' Compensation Compliance

Bill Landess | Jul 15, 2021

As a small business owner, carrying workers’ compensation insurance is just one of your obligations to your employees..

Workers' Compensation Insurance Cost: What Trade Contractors Need to Know

Bill Landess | May 11, 2021

As a small business owner, trade contractor or general contractor, you know workers’ compensation insurance affects.

Employee or Independent Contractor? 10 Ways to Tell

Bill Landess | Oct 27, 2020

It’s important to know someone you’re hiring would be considered an employee or an independent contractor. This.

Which Employees Legally Need to be Covered by a Workers' Comp Policy?

Bill Landess | Sep 14, 2020

As a small business owner, you may have employees coming and going. With each new hire, it’s important to keep your.

How Much Does Workers' Comp Insurance Cost in New York?

Bill Landess | Aug 31, 2020

Workers’ compensation New York state holds high standards for its employers. All for-profit businesses in the state of.

Workers’ Comp Limits, Explained (& How to Choose What's Best for You)

Bill Landess | Aug 3, 2020

What are the limits on a typical small business workers’ compensation policy?

A. $100,000B. $500,000C. $1 millionD. No.

What Are the Workers' Compensation Laws in My State?

Todd Smith | Jul 27, 2020

Workers’ compensation is regulated at the state level. If you have full- or part-time employees, make sure you're.

Requirements for Starting a Business (Basics for a Lean Startup)

Todd Smith | Jul 10, 2020

Market research. Business plan. Financing. Location. Sales pitch. Branding.

There’s a lot to consider when starting a.

South Carolina Workers’ Compensation: 2020 Rates & How Premiums Are Calculated

Todd Smith | Jul 6, 2020

When it comes to workers’ compensation, employers in South Carolina will find that the state has some of the highest.

How Much Does Workers' Comp Insurance Cost in Florida?

Bill Landess | Jun 30, 2020

There’s a lot to consider when buying workers’ compensation insurance in Florida, but cost is an essential piece.

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Insurance Policies Small Businesses Need

Bill Landess | Jun 16, 2020

Small business insurance policies function just like your personal insurance: A business can purchase coverage to.

5 Common Questions About Oregon Workers' Compensation, Answered

Bill Balzarini | May 7, 2020

Reducing and preventing on-the-job injuries is a priority for any small business owner. But if an injury occurs, an.

Insurance Requirements for Part-Time Employees

Bill Balzarini | Apr 21, 2020

Hiring part-time employees can be a great, cost-effective way to scale your business. But when it comes to insurance,.

Top Insurance Mistakes Small Business Owners Make

Bill Balzarini | Apr 13, 2020

Shopping for small business insurance can be tedious, time-consuming and confusing, particularly for new businesses..

Nevada Small Businesses: What You Need to Know Before You Shop Work Comp

Bill Balzarini | Apr 8, 2020

Nevada law requires all private employers with one or more employees to carry workers’ compensation insurance. But if.

Coronavirus and Workers’ Compensation: What Employers Need to Know

Todd Smith | Mar 17, 2020

From the WorkCompOne team to yours: Our hearts go out to all those impacted by COVID-19, including those infected,.

4 Workers’ Compensation Headlines Louisiana Employers Don’t Want to Miss

Bill Landess | Mar 9, 2020

Workers’ compensation is regulated at the state level, so it’s critical for employers to stay current with local news.

12 Ways to Save Money on Small Business Insurance

Bill Balzarini | Mar 4, 2020

Finding ways to efficiently run your small business while managing operational costs is enough of a balancing act –.

4 Tips for Smart Small Business Insurance Shopping

Bill Balzarini | Feb 3, 2020

Running your own business includes a host of responsibilities — You’re the HR generalist, the office manager, the lead.

Small Business Workers’ Compensation: An Introduction for First-Time Employers

Bill Landess | Jan 27, 2020

Your business is growing, so you hire employees to handle the increasing workload. What you don’t anticipate are all.

Workers’ Compensation Insurance in NJ: How to Get It & What It Costs

Bill Landess | Jan 20, 2020

As an employer in the state of New Jersey, there’s one thing you know about workers’ compensation insurance: you need.

California Workers' Compensation: 3 News Stories Employers Should Watch

Bill Landess | Dec 16, 2019

As a small business owner in California, you have an obligation to be in compliance with the laws within your state..

8 Common Questions About Georgia Workers’ Compensation, Answered

Bill Balzarini | Dec 3, 2019

Each state requires workers’ compensation coverage in the event of injury in the workplace. Administered in Georgia.

How to Get Workers’ Compensation Insurance in Virginia: A Quick Guide for First-Time Buyers

Bill Balzarini | Nov 18, 2019

As a first-time buyer of workers’ compensation insurance in Virginia, it’s critical to have a sound understanding of.

Small Business Owners: How to Get Workers’ Compensation Insurance in Arizona

Bill Balzarini | Oct 28, 2019

Of all the administrative tasks and responsibilities associated with owning a small business in Arizona, workers’.

How to Get a Workers' Compensation Quote: The Step-by-Step Beginner’s Guide

Bill Balzarini | Oct 21, 2019

Your business is growing, you’re hiring or expanding your market, and you need work comp. (Congrats!)

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Workers' Compensation Insurance vs. General Liability: What’s the Difference?

Bill Landess | Sep 30, 2019

Does general liability insurance cover workers’ compensation? No, they are separate, but both important commercial.

Pennsylvania Employers: What You Need to Know About Workers' Compensation Insurance

Bill Balzarini | Sep 16, 2019

Pennsylvania employers with at least one employee, full or part-time, are required to have workers’ compensation.

20+ Expert Resources to Help You Figure Out Workers' Compensation Fast

Todd Smith | Sep 9, 2019

Does my small business need workers’ compensation insurance? How do I buy it? How much should it cost?

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How to Decide Which Small Business Insurance Policies to Buy

Bill Landess | Aug 26, 2019

Starting and running a business is every bit as exciting and stressful as it sounds. While there’s a lot on your plate,.

Small Business Insurance: How to Decide How Much Coverage You Need

Bill Landess | Aug 19, 2019

In addition to all the day-to-day tasks required to run your small business, you’re also responsible for ensuring you,.

8 Small Business Insurance Questions We Get Asked All the Time (& Their Answers)

Bill Landess | Aug 12, 2019

Insurance companies haven’t always been known for their simplicity. We know – we’ve heard the frustrations of.

The Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Workers’ Compensation

Bill Balzarini | Jul 29, 2019

Even with the most stringent safety procedures and thoroughly trained employees, workplace accidents happen. So what if.

Are You Focusing on the Urgent, or the Important? Productivity Tips for Small Business Owners

Todd Smith | Jul 1, 2019

Small business owners and entrepreneurs wear many hats. The differing responsibilities can feel overwhelming when your.

Workers’ Compensation Insurance & the Gig Economy

Todd Smith | Jun 3, 2019

Web and app based businesses have given rise to a new and rapidly growing workforce: gig economy workers. In fact, some.

Doubling Your Business: 5 Tips for Hiring Your First Employee

Todd Smith | May 13, 2019

Bringing the first employee into your business can be an exciting and anxious time. Your business is growing, which is.

What Type Of Business Entity Is Best For You

Guest Author | May 6, 2019

Having a strong foundation is crucial for just about everything you do.

4 Hidden Risks Retail Businesses Face

Bill Landess | Apr 8, 2019

“Consumers Set New Record for Black Friday Shopping”

How to Start a Small Business: A Step-by-Step Plan for Entrepreneurs

Todd Smith | Mar 25, 2019

The U.S. alone has 33.2 million small businesses in operation—and more opening their doors every day. Whether a.

6 Safety Tips for Restaurant Owners to Avoid Kitchen Staff Disasters

Bill Landess | Mar 11, 2019

“Being a chef is a lot like being an air-traffic controller: you are constantly dealing with the threat of disaster ….

The Motivations Behind the Gig Economy: How 8,000 Workers Responded [Infographic]

Guest Author | Mar 4, 2019

We all know what a gig is — it’s a temporary job, appointment, or engagement of some sort. But gig has gotten wider use.

7 Tips for Starting a Small Business: Advice from Entrepreneurs

Bill Balzarini | Feb 4, 2019

There’s a saying in several cultures that it is smart to learn from your own mistakes, and wise to learn from someone.

Is Workers' Compensation Required for Sole Proprietors?

Bill Landess | May 4, 2018

Sole proprietors have the benefit of being lean and agile. Operating with minimal overhead, freelancers cut out the.

What Does “Referred to Underwriting” Mean?

Bill Balzarini | Oct 21, 2017

You’re looking to get a workers' comp quote for your small business, and you receive a message that your case is being.

What Do I Do if My Quote Is Denied?

Bill Balzarini | Oct 21, 2017

When it comes to workers’ comp insurance, insurance carriers evaluate your business based on the jobs performed, or.

5 Tips for Construction Site Safety Management

Bill Balzarini | Oct 9, 2017

Construction sites carry their fair share of hazards, but there are a number of steps you can take to make sure your.

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