You should tell your employer as soon as possible that you have been injured. In any case you must tell your employer within 30 days of your injury, or when you learn that your injury is work related. If you wait more than 30 days after the injury, you may lose the right to claim workers` compensation benefits.
This article is intended to be helpful and informative. But even common legal matters can become complex and stressful. A qualified workers’ compensation lawyer can address your particular legal needs, explain the law, and represent you in court. Take the first step now and contact a local workers’ compensation attorney to discuss your specific legal situation.