Q: Workplace back injury 9 years ago. Been through rehab, 2 surgeries since. Company now bankrupt- can I still seek comp?
A: Generally, workers compensation benefits are paid by an insurance company (self funding is a possibility, but there are legal safeguards in that scenario as well). Accordingly, even if the company for which you worked declared bankruptcy, if your condition and circumstances warrant payment, then the insurance carrier may be required to cover you.
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