Documenting Brain Injuries for Workers' Comp

08-26-2015

Documenting Brain Injuries for Workers' Comp

Workers’ compensation insurance, more commonly called workers’ comp, is meant to help injured workers and their families get back on their feet after an accident. But employers and their insurers will often stop at nothing to avoid paying for your claim. That’s why effective documentation is of paramount importance. If you’ve been injured on the job, please contact the Charleston brain injury lawyers at the Steinberg Law Firm today at 843-720-2800 to schedule your free consultation.

Workers’ compensation applies to any injury sustained at work, including brain injuries. But companies will try to avoid payment, and good documentation is one of your best defenses when they try to cheat you out of the benefits you need and deserve. Here are some ways to bolster your case.

  • Keep copies of all of your medical bills, including prescription payments.
  • Obtain and keep copies of all medical test results, including MRI scans and psychological evaluations.
  • Record miles logged traveling to and from doctors’ offices.
  • Make notes of hardships that your family faces when you are unable to function as you once could.

As with all workplace injuries, documenting your brain injury workmans’ comp case can go a long way toward ensuring that you get all of the benefits to which you are entitled. If you’ve been injured on the job, take the first step toward ensuring a brighter future for your family. Please contact the Steinberg Law Firm today at 843-720-2800 to schedule your free consultation with one of our Charleston workers brain injury lawyers.

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