If you have been injured at work, you should immediately notify or speak with your supervisor and let them know you were injured on the job. They will prepare a report of your injury. You should ask your supervisor medical attention to treat the injury.
If your injuries require immediate emergency treatment you should seek medical treatment immediately and notify your supervisor as quickly as you can once the injuries are treated. There are time limits on notifying your supervisor, if you do not notify the supervisor within the time limits your workers’ compensation claim and be denied and you will be responsible to pay for your own medical care out of your own pocket.
If you have specific questions, it is always recommended that your reach out to a Georgia workers’ compensation attorney who can find out specific details about your claim and provide you advice moving forward.
Be informed. Be aware. Be prepared.
Ty Wilson is a Georgia workers compensation attorney, serving Chatham, Effingham, Bryan, Bulloch, Liberty, Long, McIntosh, Wayne, Glynn, Camden, Brantley, Appling, Tattnall counties , who provides free information to the injured and the families of injured workers. Visit tywilsonlaw.com to order his FREE Georgia workers compensation “Special Reports” and to read his many articles and to watch his videos.
If you have specific questions for a workers compensation attorney in Georgia, give Ty at call 912-508-4711.