On-the-job injuries and occupational illnesses can impact workers in a variety of occupations. If you have a pre-existing health condition, you could be at an even greater risk. Getting a workers’ compensation claim approved so that you can get the benefits you are entitled to while you recover can be challenging in any situation.
On-the-job accidents and illnesses can occur in any job field or occupation. As a result, they may prevent you from working or performing certain tasks required by your employer while also resulting in the need for ongoing medical care.
Workers’ compensation insurance is designed to protect employees who are injured while performing work-related tasks. Workers’ comp provides compensation for their medical expenses, and, in some cases, a portion of their lost wages, regardless of fault. However
Work related injuries can occur suddenly, such as from an on-the-job accident. They can also happen over a period of time, such as from repetitive stress and strain, or in the event you are diagnosed with an occupational illness
On-the-job injuries can happen in any occupation. Unfortunately, even otherwise minor injuries can require extensive medical care and treatment, while preventing you from working or performing certain tasks on your job.