“When an employee’s home is also an employee’s work premises, it is often interpreted that the hazards an employee encounters when performing work at home are also hazards of his or her employment.”
Working from home has been one of the most dramatic changes in today’s evolving world. In this transition, may people have had questions about the types of injuries are covered by workers’ compensation law. There are a variety of injuries and conditions which fall under workers’ compensation law and if you are working from home and are injured while preforming your job duties, you might have a workers’ compensation claim. Watch the above video to hear more about the various types of situations which may fall under workers’ compensation including injuries while working from home.
Thomas E. Pope is a Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, and Medical Malpractice Attorney who practices in Rock Hill, Lake Wylie, and Lancaster, SC. He graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Law, and has been practicing law for 31 years now. Thomas E. Pope believes in protecting the injured. Learn more about his experience here.