Report injuries now, not later

One of the most important factors in a workers’ compensation case is handled by the employee — reporting the injury. The fact that the injury occurred at work must be documented.

Injured on the job? You have 30 days from the date of the injury to report that fall, laceration, sprain or burn to the employer, no matter how minor the injury appears. Your employer will then complete a First Report of Injury form and have you sign it. The employer sends the form to the workers’ compensation insurance company. Read more