You can sustain a work-related injury on a specific date or over time through repetitive work.
If you were working for your employer and suffered an injury on a specific date or through repetitive work, you may be entitled to benefits and compensation, including disability payments, free medical treatment, and payments for your future medical care.
Worker's Compensation is a no-fault system. That means if your employer wasn't at fault, they still must compensate for you an injury you sustained at work. It's very important you report your injury to your employer and have written documentation of your injury.
If you were involved in a vehicle accident, you may be entitled to compensation. Make sure you obtain the name and insurance information from the driver who hit you. If you can obtain photos, videos, and the police report number at the scene, that could help prove your case.
If you were injured in a slip and fall incident, a trip and fall incident, on the premises , in a biking or trucking accident, hit by a car as a pedestrian, or attacked by an animal, you may be entitled to compensation.
You may be able recover for your medical expenses, lost time from work, emotional distress and hardship, and future medical or loss of time from work you may endure.
Wage & Hour
If you were paid less than minimum wage per hour, not paid proper wages, not paid for your overtime work, you may be entitled to additional compensation, penalties, and interest.
Discrimination & Harassment
If you were fired or treated different because you reported a work injury or based on your race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, color, pregnancy, disability, you can file a claim and receive compensation for the discrimination.