Faster Recovery After Work Injury
Working hard can be very rewarding and we love to work because it helps us to meet our needs and enjoy life. But, when you are injured working, it can also be very stressful. Work injury becomes a source of the problem. It cripples you physically, which can break your heart and drive you nuts. It can happen. What you need after you are hurt is to know what to do so you may recover fast.
Every worker has different concerns after injury. If you are a parent, you don’t even think of your injury, but first, the welfare of your family. If you have a lot of responsibilities, you also think about your bills. What makes you anxious is the responsibility!
Health is wealth. You can always make money from your skills and hard work but not good health. Your first priority should be your health! Consult a medical professional or go to the emergency if you are badly hurt.
First, you must be evaluated of your injuries so immediate attention can be given. Thereafter, you should be guided on the right thing to do.
Rights & Privileges
Always remember that you have the right to a worker’s compensation if you are injured and that covers your salary, medical bills, and other expenses. Legally, an employer must have a policy to cover employees in case something happens.
You don’t sue your employer!!! You claim for the benefits of an injured worker, as the law requires.
After telling your doctor about your injury, whether it is a one-time injury or repetitive injury due to the nature of your work. You also have to inform your employer about it, which in turn should process the claims to the insurance carrier. But if your employer refuses to act for some reason, then you should ask someone who knows the process and willing to help.
Contact us at Woodside, NY center for help because we care! We proudly serve Queens, NY communities’. We have the experience of helping and guiding injured workers to have the best medical and legal advice. We will refer you to the top medical specialists and experienced lawyers. Our main concern will be for you to recover fast and less stress!
Simple Things You Must Do.
Moreover, these are the simple steps that should be on your list.
- You should write a note about what happened and how. If you have videos or pictures it is even better to help with your case in the future.
- Tell your doctor. In our office, we will evaluate every detail of your injury and write a report.
- Tell your employer. So they can help you process a claim but if not, there’s always a way!
- Inform the insurance!
- Consult a Worker’s Comp lawyer known to help you recover and tend to your concerns before financial benefits.
Your plan should be to recover your health while financial concerns are taken care of until such time that you can go back to work in good condition and pain-free. All the best!
Please share this message if you know a friend or someone who is dealing with work injury! We are here to help!
Dr. Chester T