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What Steps Should You Take After a Workplace Accident?

Workplace injuries are regrettably common. No matter your industry or trade, you may find yourself unexpectedly injured through no fault of your own. The aftermath of such an accident can be overwhelming to say the least. Malloy Law Offices wants to help you avoid any common mistakes in the aftermath of your workplace accident. You can learn more about common legal situations on our YouTube channel.

Workplace Accident Basics

When you suffer a workplace injury, there are certain steps you should take in order to ensure that you receive the compensation and medical treatment you deserve.

  • First, it is important to report the accident to your employer as soon as possible. Be sure to get this in writing, either through an email or an accident report form.
  • Next, seek medical attention for your injuries. This is important not only for your health, but also for documenting the extent of your injuries. Be sure to keep all documentation of your medical treatment, including bills and receipts.
  • Once you have seen a doctor, you should contact a workers’ compensation attorney. An experienced attorney will be able to guide you through the process of filing a claim and getting the benefits you deserve.
  • Finally, be sure to follow your doctor’s orders for treatment and stay away from work until you have fully recovered. Returning to work too soon could jeopardize your chances of receiving full compensation for your injuries.

If you take these steps after suffering a workplace injury, you will be in a much better position to get the compensation and treatment you are entitled to.

How Malloy Law Can Help

The attorneys at Malloy Law Offices, LLC are worker’s compensation specialists. Our experienced team of attorneys will fight to secure the maximum possible compensation, freeing you to focus on your recovery. Don’t take on the insurance companies alone. Call today for your free consultation.