The Professionals at Morse Excel in Workers’ Compensation Insurance in West Bridgewater MA

Business owners in West Bridgewater MA are like those in every other city and town throughout Massachusetts in one way: You are all obligated to have workers’ compensation coverage. Whether you are just starting a business.

It may initially seem like having a workers’ compensation insurance plan in place is merely a way for the state to protect workers who are affected by an injury in the workplace. However, we know from our years of experience as both insurance experts and local business owners, this coverage is designed to protect you, the employer, as well.

When you choose to work with Morse, you can be confident that you’ll be receiving workers’ compensation insurance in West Bridgewater MA that will fulfill all state requirements, provide the best protections for both you and your staff, and will save you money.

Our team focuses primarily on the following offerings:

  • Workers’ Compensation Insurance in West Bridgewater MA
  • Workers’ Comp Coverage for West Bridgewater MA Businesses
  • Medical Expense Policies
  • Permanent Disability Protection
  • Partial Wage Policies
  • Death Benefit to Named beneficiary
  • And More

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Workers’ Compensation Insurance in West Bridgewater MA

All companies operating in Massachusetts, like yours, are required to have workers’ compensation coverage for employees.

This requirement is applicable…

  • Regardless of the number of hours worked by the employee
  • For employees in domestic service who work at least 16 hours a week
  • To cover the business owner if they are considered an employee of the business (exceptions for LLCs, Sole Proprietors, and Executive Officers)
  • To members of your family even if they are the only employees

There are very few exceptions to these requirements, and it is far more likely that you fall into the non-exempt category of businesses. However, even if you are one of the exceptions – say a sole proprietor or certain corporate officers – you may still want to acquire workers’ compensation insurance in West Bridgewater MA for yourself. Our team at Morse would be happy to walk you through some of the key factors behind why you may consider this including:

  • Working in construction or other high-risk jobs
  • If you want additional protection against accidents in the workplace or on a job, which your personal health insurance may not cover
  • To eliminate any stress or anxiety over who will pay for each facet of your medical care, from ambulance rides to bandages

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For West Bridgewater MA business owners who are not exempt, we have a legal obligation to our employees to have a workers’ compensation policy in place, and the law will not support a company that violates the mandate.

If an employer does not have a workers’ compensation policy in place but continues to operate, they will be issued a Stop Work Order from the DIA Office of Investigations and can be assessed fines immediately. Fines will accumulate until insurance coverage becomes effective, and the business will be forbidden from resuming operations until all fines have been paid. While this all sounds very ominous, Morse, of course, likes to take a half glass full perspective instead. This type of coverage is designed to protect you and your business from having to cover an employee’s medical costs in the case that they become ill or experience a workplace injury. Rather than picking up the tab yourself, a workers’ compensation program from Morse Insurance cover:

  • Medical Expenses
  • Permanent Disability
  • Partial Wages
  • Death Benefit to Beneficiary

…as well as protecting you from any civil lawsuits.

A large number of workplace injuries and illnesses occur year in, year out, so as a business owner, it is important that your workers’ comp program meets all Massachusetts requirements. Morse is happy to be the Massachusetts expert on workers’ compensation insurance and is here to ensure you have the best protection for both you and your employees.

Learn more about workers’ compensation insurance in West Bridgewater MA and contact us to receive a customized quote for your company.

Here’s How to Optimize Your Workers’ Comp Coverage

We recognize that workers’ compensation coverage might be expensive. So, if we tell you that by working with Morse Insurance you could potentially save a surprising amount of money on your policy, wouldn’t you want to learn more?

There are lots of ways to reduce your workers’ comp coverage expenses, and the experts at Morse are ready to provide our expertise to help you manage these costs. As part of our Risk Management strategy for every client relationship, we will offer you advice and guidance on:

  1. Ways to Improve Workplace Safety because the best way to minimize the risk of injury and illness in the workplace is to establish an extensive safety education program
  2. Establishing a Safety Committee made up of both employees and management in order to identify and correct safety concerns in the workplace or at the job site
  3. Providing Quick and Efficient Medical Attention when an employee is injured or ill which can help reduce the cost of long-term disability and insurance premiums
  4. Properly Filling Out Forms and notifying Morse immediately when an accident or illness occurs to avoid penalties related to not filing the correct forms in a timely manner

When you exhibit dedication to the safety of your employees and a healthy workplace, it shows your staff how much you care about them and their wellbeing. We strongly believe that this will in turn lead them to make the extra effort to help ensure that your company is a safe place to work.

Learn more about workers’ comp coverage in West Bridgewater MA and request a free assessment from our business coverage experts today.

Who Can You Trust With Your Insurance Needs? Morse, of Course!

When you work with Morse for your insurance needs, you are working with a team that specializes in helping businesses like yours with all of their workers’ comp coverage questions, issues, and needs. Our mission is to make sure you know how to handle any situation that may arise in the workplace. Our knowledgeable and friendly team is local to the West Bridgewater MA area, so you know you will receive outstanding customer support, just like you deserve. If you want to partner with an insurance team that will go above and beyond, then choose Morse, Of Course.

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