New Mexico Workers’ Compensation Claims

If an injured or ill New Mexico employee seeks workers’ compensation benefits, a New Mexico workers’ compensation claim should be submitted to the New Mexico Workers’ Compensation Administration within a specific time period. An employee is eligible to file for workers’ compensation benefits if he has been injured in a workplace accident, or if he develops an occupational disease because of harmful conditions at the work-site. New Mexico law requires that New Mexico employers carry workers’ compensation insurance so that benefits may be provided in the event of an accident or an illness to one of their employees.

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