Workplace Injury & Personal Injury Disability FAQ
What is workers' compensation?
A: Workers’ compensation is a system of statutes put into effect by each state to provide medical, disability and lost time benefits for employees injured on the job.
What is the first thing I should do if I am hurt at work?
A: If possible, notify your employer of the injury and the circumstances surrounding the accident. Next, seek medical care. Then, contact the workers’ compensation carrier and advise them of the claim. Depending on the severity of the injury, you may need legal counsel to obtain the benefits to which you are entitled.
What injuries or illnesses will be covered by workers' compensation?
A: All injuries and illnesses obtained while on the job are covered by workers’ compensation. If you’re hurt at work whether it is in a construction accident or otherwise, we have trained legal professionals who can help you handle the situation.