You depend on your job to make a living. You don’t depend on your job to lead to an injury that can prevent you from making the money you and your family need to survive. Sadly, workplace accidents do sometimes occur. When that happens, you have to make sure that you react in the proper way that allows you to get the workers’ compensation benefits that can help you make ends meet while you recover from your injuries.
We have outlined steps on our website to help you know how to handle things when you get hurt at work. These steps start with making sure you get the medical care you need so that you can get started with your recovery without risking further injury.
Regardless of how you were injured at work, you should make sure that you follow the process as quickly as possible to help preserve the evidence that might help you to prove your case. You also have to make sure that you report your injuries in accordance with company policy so that there is a record of the accident, whether you were injured because of a safety violation or any other cause.
After the accident, if you discover that your Ohio workers’ compensation claim has been denied, you might wonder how to proceed. Fortunately, there are options available when your claim has been denied. Having someone with experience in workplace injury claims can often make the entire process a little less stressful so you can focus on healing from your injury instead of worrying about the legal aspects of your case.
Source: Morgan & Justice Co., LPA, “What To Do After A Work Injury” Sep. 04, 2014