What to Do When Injured at Work

If you suffer a work injury, it is important that you report it to a supervisor or the human resource department as soon as you are able to do so. If you think you may require any sort of medical care it is important that you request it at the time that you report the injury. If you fail to report an injury within 90 days of the incident, you will find it much more difficult to get Workers’ Compensation benefits and you may in fact miss out on benefits to which you otherwise may have been entitled.

Similarly, if you develop an occupational or wear and tear injury due to exposure to a repeated activity or condition (e.g. repetitive motion, prolonged exposure to dirty air or loud noise, etc.), it is important that you report any condition that you think may be causally related to that activity or condition as soon as you think there is a connection. The same 90 day period applies starting from the date that you become aware that an injury or condition may be related to an activity or exposure at work.

Please keep in mind that even if 90 days has passed, it is still possible to file a Claim Petition for benefits as long as it is done within the 2 year statute of limitations.

In summary, if you are injured at work, report it immediately and consult a lawyer as soon as possible. Our main objective is to protect your rights as an injured worker and obtain all the benefits to which you are entitled under law. A consultation is always free and we are always available.

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When you have been injured because of the carelessness or negligence of another person, you want an experienced and aggressive lawyer to ensure that your rights are protected.
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When you seek medical attention, you anticipate that at a minimum your condition won’t worsen because of the carelessness or negligence of physicians, nurses or other medical personnel.
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In most instances, in the aftermath of a work-related injury you have the right to seek monetary benefits under state workers’ compensation laws, so that you can recover lost wages and medical expenses.

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