Workers' Compensation Insurance

Workers' Compensation Insurance

The definition of 'employee' in media and digital industries can vary widely; it's important to consider insurance for freelancers and volunteers... Your staff are your greatest asset - and you have a duty of care to keep them safe and well at work. 

Workers' Compensation Insurance is mandatory for companies in the US. It's designed to protect you from costs arising from your liability for employee injuries or illness arising in the workplace.

What if...
  • An employee falls or trips at work because of loose carpet or cabling? - the injury prevents them from working for several weeks during which time you have to pay sick leave as well as hire-in a temp to cover them
  • An employee wins a court case against you? - you're now liable to pay damages and their legal fees, on top of your own
  • An employee makes a mistake while working which results in injury? - but you're found liable because you didn't provide adequate safety training
  • You forget to take out coverage for a summer intern joining your team? - and get fined for every day they worked
Coverage can include:
  • Legal costs
  • Compensation due
  • Court attendance compensation
  • Claims for injury and disease - including those caused by terrorism
  • All employees - including volunteers working for you

Download: MediaTech Brochure PDF Document

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About La Playa Media & Digital

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La Playa's specialist Mediatech team can help you protect your business with smart, flexible, high-performance insurance - with a friendly human UI. We understand the risks and pressures you face - and we speak your language. We’ll support you with great advice - helping you make good decisions for your organization. Our specialist policies can help streamline costs, and we’ll always help you stay ahead of the game in managing risk.

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…from an expert who understands you

Tech-based business is 24/7, global and borderless, always exposing you to new risks and liabilities - often in unfamiliar places. As the law struggles to keep pace with technology, insurance can provide a real safety net if you fall foul of changing legislation.

  • Specialist insurance for media and digital businesses
  • Independent professional advice
  • Relationship-based service: right beside you when you make a claim
  • “Can do” culture
  • Seamless insurance across US and UK
     
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