My name is Arlene, and two years ago, I was involved in a car accident that wasn't my fault. I had some injuries that required a hospital stay, and I was unable to return to work for several weeks. I didn't know how I was going to pay my bills, and it was very stressful for me. My friend told me that I needed to hire an accident and personal injury attorney so I could recover my lost wages and medical costs. I was so glad that I hired the attorney, and my stress level immediately went down. Through the attorney, I was able to get a settlement, and I was no longer in financial trouble. I am writing this blog to let everyone know the importance of hiring an attorney after an accident. It's my wish that this blog will help others who are in similar situations.
You likely already know that workers' comp insurance covers most any on the job injury, but there may be some gray areas where you are not completely certain of coverage. Knowing about these situations could mean the difference between paying your own medical bills and being covered for those plus lost wages, so read on to learn more about some work-related injury situations that may be relatively uncommon.
You are very likely covered if:
You are very likely not covered if:
The above instances show that your ability to be covered under workers' comp can sometimes fall into a gray area. Talk to a workers' comp attorney for more information about your work-related injury.