Can I receive workers’ compensation benefits if I am incarcerated?

by Kara Dolan-West | Feb 16, 2015 | Workers' Compensation Benefits

Workers’ compensation benefits are not payable to a claimant during the period of confinement in any state or federal correctional institution. However, the provision denying compensation benefits to a claimant during the period of confinement in...read more >>

Can I settle a claim if I am incarcerated?

by Kara Dolan-West | Mar 12, 2014 | Workers' Compensation Benefits

Injured workers with dates of injury on or after August 22, 1986, cannot receive workers’ compensation benefits while incarcerated. Therefore, BWC will not settle a claim if you are incarcerated or if BWC learns you will...read more >>