Hartford, Connecticut (PRESS RELEASE – February 12, 2011) – The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. has introduced an e-learning guide designed to clarify and simplify workers’ compensation insurance. The Hartford developed the new online resource for business owners and others involved in buying workers’ compensation coverage as part of the company’s focus on the protection and planning needs of small businesses.
“This e-learning guide is designed to take the mystery out of this important coverage and make it easier for business owners to understand what they need and why they need it.”
The interactive guide clearly describes what workers’ compensation insurance is, why business owners need it, who it covers and how much it costs. The guide provides a straightforward overview of claims and audits and highlights relevant facts and statistics about workers’ compensation issues.
“Workers’ compensation insurance is critical for businesses. It covers medical expenses and lost income for employees if they are injured on the job — and it’s a legal requirement in most states,” said Janice Co, vice president of strategy and chief marketing officer for The Hartford’s small commercial insurance unit. “This e-learning guide is designed to take the mystery out of this important coverage and make it easier for business owners to understand what they need and why they need it.”
The Hartford’s e-learning guide features interactive elements to help business owners understand various options and prepare for discussions with their insurance counselors. It also provides a checklist of questions to discuss with an agent and offers mini assessments to aid in identifying potential workers’ compensation coverage needs.
The workers’ compensation e-learning guide is the newest addition to The Hartford’s portfolio of tools and resources for business owners.
About The Hartford
Celebrating 200 years of helping its customers achieve what’s ahead, The Hartford (NYSE: HIG) is an insurance and wealth management company. Through its unique focus on customer needs, the company serves businesses and consumers by providing the products and solutions they need to protect their assets and income from risks and manage their wealth and retirement needs. A Fortune 100 company, The Hartford is recognized widely for its service expertise and as one of the world’s most ethical companies.