Could More Owner Operators Be Entitled to Work Comp? Let’s Hope So!

Over the years, trucking companies pushed to classify employees as owner-operators. The reason us simple - to avoid paying truckers workers' compensation benefits. Trucking companies and other employers usually only have to pay workers' compensation benefits to employees (company drivers).  They generally are not required to pay benefits to owner-operators because they are considered "independent [...]

Owner Operators May be Entitled to Workers’ Compensation Benefits

During our recent appearance on the Truth About Trucking blog talk radio program, we discussed “Trips, Traps, and Frustrations Faced by Hurt Truckers.”  We are grateful to Allen and Donna Smith at Truth About Trucking for hosting this wonderful resource for truckers and allowing us to participate and share important information with hurt truckers.  You [...]