No matter how hard we try to avoid them, accidents happen. While most accidents are benign, causing little more than bumps and bruises, some are disabling. And when these accidents happen in the workplace, they are costly to you and your employer.
Luckily, to fight these losses, we get workers’ compensation insurance. This is supposed to replace our lost wages, and cover our medical expenses when we are injured on the job or have long term occupational diseases. All injured and disabled workers are supposed to have the benefit of workers’ compensation insurance, even if some workers are wrongfully denied.
Have you ever wondered what workplace accidents are most common? How about which claims are often denied? Below are a few of the most common work injuries.