Report the Injury to Your Employer
- If it’s possible, report your injury in writing and keep a copy of that report for your personal records.
File Your Workers’ Compensation Claim as Soon as Possible
- If your injury entitles you to workers’ compensation benefits, file your claim as soon as you can. Waiting to file could lead to problems or delays in receiving your benefits. Reporting your injury and filing your claim quickly is the best way to make sure that you start receiving benefits quickly.
If Your Claim Is Disputed
- If there is a dispute regarding your claim, you can contact your state’s workers’ compensation commissioner’s office. You may also want to contact a lawyer experienced in the workers’ compensation system.
The workers’ compensation system is designed to provide a simple and direct way for employees who are injured at work of because of their jobs to receive compensation for their injuries. Workers’ compensation laws vary from state to state. Each state has its own requirements for the procedure to receive these benefits. An experienced workers’ compensation lawyer can assist you in navigating these procedural requirements and can help you obtain the benefits to which you are entitled.
When you've been hurt, either in an accident or on the job, you need help. With medical bills mounting, calls from creditors, and the difficulty in getting better, you don't know where to turn. That's when Island & Huff, can help. Island, & Huff is a full service law firm that helps people. Island & Huff will help you through the legal process and protect your interest. When Island & Huff gets involved, you can set aside your worries and get back to getting better. So when your injured, call Island & Huff at 635-4900. We'll help you get back on track.
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