Many of our law firm's clients are injured employees who were reluctant to report workplace injuries, fearing for their job security. That fear is understandable.
The guiding principle behind workers' compensation law is no fault. Accidents sometimes happen, and an injured worker may receive benefits regardless of who may have been at fault.
Getting hurt on the job can upend your life. Not only are you dealing with a painful injury, you could also be unable to work.
Workers' compensation benefits are available after a workplace accident regardless of who may have been at fault. Most employers are required to carry insurance that provides for such claims.