If you have been hurt at work and are confused and afraid because you do not know what to do, these quick steps may help you protect the rights you have been given.
1)Report the injury in writing immediately. Let a supervisor know what has happened and that you have been injured.
2)Request medical attention. If you are in need of medical care, tell your supervisor that you need care immediately.
3)Do not, under any circumstance, give a tape-recorded statement. You St. Louis workers compensation case does not get better the more you say. The insurance company is looking for ways to deny the work comp claim, not pay it.
4)Be sure to make note of who witnessed the injury. Ask them if they watched the injury happen and listen to what they claim happened. Make note of this.
5)After all of this you are set up to proceed well. However, even with all of this prep, an attorney will still be needed. So…
6)Call Roskin & Hoffmann, LLC. We are a St. Louis workers compensation law firm here for you.
Contact an Experienced Workers Compensation Lawyer
The St. Louis Workers Compensation Lawyers at Roskin & Hoffmann, LLC have nearly 50 years of combined Work Comp experience and we have handled some of the most complex Workers Comp cases throughout Missouri. If you have been injured at work, call our knowledgeable attorneys at (314) 821-9013 or send us a Workers Compensation question. We look forward to helping you. All communications are returned promptly.