Worker’s Compensation Overview


What is Worker’s Compensation?
Workers’ Compensation is a benefit overseen by the State of New Mexico. If you are injured at work, the employer or their insurance company must provide:


  • Health care for the injury or illness.
  • Indemnity benefits (money) as a partial substitute for lost wages if you are unable to work due to the injury or illness.
  • Workers’ compensation benefits do not include payments for pain and suffering