Ohio's Workers' Compensation Insurance Law

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Workers' Compensation Laws in Ohio

Ohio law requires that all employers with one or more employees must carry Workers' Compensation Insurance.

OH Workers' Comp: Key Details

  • Ohio employers listed below may choose whether or not to carry Workers' Compensation for themselves:
    • Sole proprietors.
    • Partners.
    • Family farm corporate officers.
    • Limited liability company acting as a partnership.
    • Limited liability company acting as a sole proprietor.
    • Individual incorporated as a corporation (with no employees).
  • Ohio runs a monopolistic state-administered Workers' Compensation fund. Coverage can only be purchased through the Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation. This means Insureon can't quote private Workers' Comp policies for Ohio-based businesses.

Still have questions about Workers' Compensation for Ohio businesses? Visit the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation for more information.

Workers' Compensation Insurance: Further Reading

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