Eligible: Workers injured while working for any
business that is conducted for profit.
doesn’t matter who was at fault for the injury.
bills related to the injury are covered, whether the worker misses work or not.
Lost wages for
time missed from work, 2/3rds of the average weekly wage, multiplied by the
percent of disability, with a maximum of $400 per week.
injured worker's health care provider will determine the extent of the
NOTHING for pain and
- The employer must be notified of the injury, in writing,
within 30 days of the accident. A
Form C-3 is used if there is lost time from work. All claims must be filed within two years of the accident.
- The doctor completes a preliminary medical
report on Form C-4 and mails it to the appropriate District Office, with
copies sent to the employer or its insurance carrier, the injured worker, and
his/her representative, if any.
- Within 10 days of notification of the
accident, the employer reports the injury to the Board and the insurance
company on Form C-2.
- The doctor completes a 15-day report of the
injury and treatment on Form C-4 and mails it to the District Office.
- If the claim is not contested by the employer,
the doctor submits progress reports on Form C-4 every 45 days to the Board.
Explanation of Rights by Workers Compensation Board: Your Rights - Workers' Compensation Benefits