Tag: Workers Comp

Can I Still See My Own Doctor After Filing For Workers’ Compensation?

There is no yes or no answer to that question. Each state has its own set of complicated rules for when you can see your own doctor for a work-related injury covered by workers’ compensation insurance. Generally, but with some exceptions, your employer’s insurance company determines which doctors you see when you have filed a workers’ comp claim. Workers’ compensation can be confusing, and the... Read Article

Can Workers’ Comp Cover Injuries Developed Over Many Years?

Not all work-related injuries are caused by sudden accidents. Occupational diseases and cumulative trauma injuries can develop over time. Repetitive Stress Injuries If an employee is covered by workers’ compensation insurance, he or she should be entitled to receive compensation for repetitive stress injuries cause by overuse over a long period of time. Back pain and carpal tunnel syndrome are examples of this type of... Read Article