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Is an employee entitled to workers’ compensation benefits if the injury didn’t occur while the employee was working?
Yes. EXAMPLE: If an employee is injured in the company parking lot on his way to or from work, or during lunch hour; or attending company-promoted activities, he may be considered to have sustained an injury on the job.
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