How Soon Do I Need To Report A Work Related Injury?
Whenever a person is injured at work they should report it immediately for two reasons. One of which is there are time limits. If you don’t report it for 120 days you are out of court completely; you can never bring a claim. So certainly don’t keep it to yourself. The other thing we find is this, people who don’t report their injuries right away are often viewed as not credible. The claim sometimes then becomes denied. And that’s a problem. So the lesson is, as soon as you get hurt, immediately go to your supervisor.
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