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When can I sue my employer for a work injury?

When a person is injured in the workplace, the procedure is usually quite standard because claims go through the workers' compensation procedure. This typically means that an injured worker will simply fill in a form, and their owed compensation will be calculated once this claim has been made.

Can a workplace injury affect my career prospects?

If you have been injured at work, it may be a long road to recovery. After any workplace injury that requires you to seek medical attention or take time off work, you have the right to file a claim for workers' compensation in the aftermath. As long as you file this claim in good time, you will likely be eligible for the complete coverage of any necessary medical costs and you will be able to recoup a portion of lost wages.

Taking action after being denied workers' compensation

When you suffer from an injury in the workplace, you will likely go through a great deal of suffering and have to pay a significant amount of medical bills when having treatment. It is also possible that you will lose wages as a result of needing to take unpaid leave.

Becoming injured by moving machinery at work

If you work in a factory, in the farming industry or on a construction site, it is likely that you come into contact with machinery on a day-to-day basis. While you have probably been subject to intense training on how to manage and operate this machinery, sometimes machinery can malfunction and injuries can occur.

Getting compensation after suffering an eye injury at work

If you work in an active environment such as a construction site or a factory, it is likely that you are at a high risk of suffering an eye injury. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has reported that each year, 20,000 employees in the United States suffer an eye injury, and many of them are forced to take medical leave or pay costly medical bills as a consequence.

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