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Do I have a work comp case?

by FranksKoenig NeuweltOct 31, 20180 comments

Do I have a work comp case?

A local construction worker called asking if he had a workers’ compensation case.

He explained to me that while lifting at work he heard a pop followed by immediate low back pain. He reported the injury to his supervisor who told him the company did not have insurance and to go back to work. He did as he was told and continued working for two weeks until his low back pain was so severe that he went to the hospital for emergency care. Once there, the E.R. doctor told him he had a severe back injury but because it happened at work they couldn’t treat him. He then went to his supervisor’s supervisor and was told that while they did have insurance he waited too long and there was nothing they could do. Then they fired him.

This is 100% a valid workers’ compensation case. Not only is this a workers’ compensation case, but employers acting in such a manner can face fines for failing to report work place injuries. Unfortunately, for many injured workers this is typical operating procedure for some employers.

Don’t be discouraged and don’t give up when your boss or supervisor tells you your injury is not a workers’ compensation case. If you or a loved one has been hurt at work, call one of the experienced workers’ compensation attorneys for a free and confidential consultation at the Law Offices of Franks & Koenig today.

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