Many people injured on the job believe they will automatically receive workers’ compensation. Unfortunately, that’s not always true. The claims process must be approached carefully and may result in a denial. However, remember that just because you were denied benefits doesn’t mean you’re ineligible. Speak with an experienced workers’ compensation attorney to review your options and learn your rights as an injured worker.
Does My Employer Decide My Workers’ Compensation?
The first step you must take following a workplace injury is to notify your employer. Since your employer and their insurance initially rule your workers’ compensation application, they could refuse to move it forward for the following reasons: