Have you been injured at work? If you injury keeps you from working, or leads to costly medical bills, you should apply for workers' compensation. Your workers’ compensation attorney can help you navigate the complex legal process, which typically involves the following steps.
Consult With a Physician of Your Employer’s Choosing
An “independent” medical exam.
Go to Court.
- The circumstances of the injury
- The employee’s story, and if there were witnesses
- The medical opinions from the IME and your doctor
- The appropriate compensation merited by the injury