Some workplace injuries are cut and dry. For example, you’ve cut your finger or fallen at work on the clock. Other times, prolonged work conditions cause you to develop an illness, or the injury itself was deemed, either by you or management, as not “severe enough” to make a claim.
Multiple misconceptions surrounding workers’ compensation can lead to employees neglecting their own rights or insurance coverage. To ensure that you follow the right steps after an injury, you’ll need to understand what type of trauma qualifies you for a workers’ compensation claim.(more…)