Filing a Workers' Compensation Claim

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How do I start filing a workers' compensation claim?

Filing a Workers' Compensation Claim

When you are injured on the job, you will need to notify your employer immediately. They will be able to get the paperwork started that you will need to apply for workers' compensation. If your employer advises against filing a workers' comp claim, they are acting against the laws regarding workers' comp and you should notify the state's workers' comp board. You are entitled to the benefit of workers' comp as long as you have a qualifying accident or illness in a qualifying job. If you feel that your employer or the workers' compensation board is not doing all they should to cover your expenses, you may need to hire a lawyer to further argue your workers' compensation claim.

   

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