Getting injured at work is, at times, unavoidable, especially if you are working in a high-risk environment. You may have slipped and hurt your back, or a large object may have fallen on you in a warehouse. Whatever the reason is for your injury, you may be entitled to benefits known as workers’ compensation.
To get these benefits as quickly as possible, you can consider these tips and also hire a lawyer with a special focus on workers compensation in MA.
Report the Injury Quickly
After you get injured, you need to report the injury as quickly as possible. First, tell your employer or supervisor so that he can document exactly what happened. This may help him to improve the work environment for future employees. It also creates a record of your injury and puts your employer and his insurer on notice of the claim.