Injured at Work?
|How to submit claims for work related injuries
Each U.S. state has a program set up to distribute workers compensation benefit payments to employees who have experienced a work-related injury or illness. This can provide disability payments, and pays for medical claims associated with that medical condition. This medical coverage usually has no deductible or out of pocket costs.
Some employers discourage submitting a claim to workers compensation because it may affect their insurance rates, however, it is important that work related claims be submitted promptly to the workers compensation insurance company. This will:
What do I do if I get injured on the job?
For additional information about your Workers Compensation insurance coverage, ask your employer or the insurance company posted at your workplace.
For more detailed information about Workers Compensation Insurance in your state go to the US Department of Labor Workers Compensation website, and click on the state name at the bottom of the page. This will bring you to the appropriate state page.
For general information about Worker’s Compensation claims, go to www.workplacefairness.org/workers-compensation-file-claim