Helpful guidelines

Is a COI and workers comp the same thing?

Is a COI and workers comp the same thing?

A workers’ compensation certificate of insurance is proof that a business carries workers’ comp coverage. It can sometimes be referred to by other names, including COI, insurance certificate, certificate of insurance form, subcontractor certificate of insurance, or proof of insurance.

Is workers compensation insurance required in New York?

Businesses in New York State must have workers’ compensation coverage for all employees. The rule includes part-time employees and family members employed by the company. Employers must have a workers’ compensation insurance policy.

What is a workman’s comp COI?

A certificate of workers’ compensation insurance is a document that provides proof of coverage and summarizes important details about your policy in a single page.

How do I check the status of my workers compensation claim in NY?

If you filed a claim and were assigned a number, you can call (646)264-3000 for information about your claim. If you are a U.S. Department of Labor employee, please call (816)502-0301 for claim status information.

What is a WCB certificate?

Workers’ compensation coverage protects workers and employers from the impacts of workplace injuries and illnesses.

Is employers liability insurance the same as general liability insurance?

There’s a difference between employer’s liability insurance vs general liability. The latter form of insurance is a broader type of policy that covers general business tasks. To put it another way, it looks at all risks related to a business that an owner can be sued for.

How long can I collect workers comp in NY?

The length of time you can stay out on workers’ compensation will range from 225 to 525 weeks. However, the number of weeks and amount of money you can collect from workers’ comp for your work-related injury each week will vary, depending upon your individual circumstances.