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File a claim form to protect your rights and start the workers’ compensation process. Your employer must give or mail you a claim form within one working day after learning about your injury or illness.
If my workers’ compensation claim was accepted… You should hear whether your claim is accepted or denied from your employer or its claims administrator within 90 days from the date the claim form is given to your employer. If you do not, your injury will be presumed to be covered.
I was injured at work. Now what? Workers’ compensation benefits are designed to provide you with the medical treatment you need to recover from your work related injury or illness, partially replace the wages you lose while you are recovering, and help you return to work. Workers’ compensation benefits do not include damages for pain and suffering or punitive damages.
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