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He is claiming you owe workers comp. benefits? It appears that he is not your employee, but rather a genuine independent contractor and therefore not entitled to workers comp. There is a number of factors to look at in determining whether he is an employee or and independent contractor. The following tend to make him an IC:
If he said he would supply a 1099, he was admitting that he was going to be an independent contractor.