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South Dakota has rates on workers compensation insurance that are on par with the national averages. These rates have remained steady for some time. This makes it very important for employers to shop their policy around to ensure they are maximizing their policy.
At Workers Compensation Shop.com, we specialize in Workers Comp Coverage. We know the ins and outs of this market place. We partner with more than 30 insurance carriers who are eager to quote your policy. Currently more than a dozen of our partners are actively quoting policies in South Dakota. This gives us an advantage many carriers simply do not have. Most partner with only a few carriers to quote your policy. We can quote numerous carriers and make them compete for your coverage. This will get your business better coverage and lower rates.
South Dakota partners with the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI). NCCI gathers data, analyzes industry trends, and prepares objective insurance rate and loss cost recommendations. NCCI is the nation’s most experienced provider of workers compensation information, tools, and services. South Dakota uses NCCI to determine rates on workers' compensation coverage and to administer the assigned risk for the state. If your business for any reason cannot find coverage on the open market the assigned risk will offer coverage. Coverage in the assigned risk is normally higher than the open market.
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What is Workers' Compensation?
The basic purpose of the Workers’ Compensation is to provide wage replacement benefits and medical treatment for employees who have been injured or become ill due to a work-related injury or illness. It prevents the employer from bearing the costs of injuries that occur during normal business operations.
How does workers comp help my business?
Your business benefits from workers' compensation coverage, by not being liable for injuries that occur as a part of normal business operations. This applies whether the injury was the fault of the business or was caused by negligent actions of the employee. You can move forward with your business operations knowing that if one of your employees is injured because of something that happens as a normal part of your business operations, your business is not liable for the costs.
How does workers comp help my employee?
Employees benefit from workers comp coverage by having lost wages covered while they are hurt or sick and not able to work. It also pays for medical costs they might incur as a result of the sickness or injury.
South Dakota partners with the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI). NCCI gathers data, analyzes industry trends, and prepares objective insurance rate and loss cost recommendations. NCCI is the nation’s most experienced provider of workers compensation information, tools, and services. South Dakota uses NCCI to determine rates on workers' compensation coverage and to administer the assigned risk for the state.
We're always working with our insurance carriers to develop specialized programs for a broad range of industry class codes.
Target Programs are designed to streamline the underwriting process and help
ensure we offer the lowest rates available anywhere.
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At Workers Compensation Shop.com it is our goal to be the #1 agency in South Dakota for Workers Comp Coverage. We partner with more than a dozen insurance providers who are eager to quote your policy. Because of this large network of providers we are confident we can find you the most complete coverage at the absolute lowest rates.
Give us a call today at 888-611-7467 or start a quote online. We've already helped thousands of Missouri Businesses find affordable workers comp coverage.
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Employers liability insurance is an additional layer of coverage included as part of a workers' compensation insurance policy. Employers Liability is know as Part 2 of the policy. It adds two additional coverages for employers:
Employers Legal Liability and Legal Defense Costs
In todays world, there are a variety of reasons employees and third-parties sue employers for damages. Here a some common types covered by employers liability insurance:
Third Party Lawsuits
Your employee sues another party that may have contributed to the injury, In turn, the third party sues your business.
Consequential Bodily Injury
Another party or individual is injured while providing care for the injured employee.
Dual Capacity Legal Action
An employee files a claim but also attempts to sue the employer for being responsible in other ways outside of the employment relationship.
Loss of Consortium
A spouse sues for damages caused by the loss of companionship or relations.
Employers Liability coverage is not included with coverage in the four monopolistic states. Employers in these states can endorse this coverage onto their General Liability policy. That coverage is commonly know as Stop Gap Coverage.
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