Topics: Workers' Compensation
Step 1: The employee reports an injury to the employer
Step 2: The employer files the claim with their insurance carrier
Step 3: The insurer will either approve or deny the claim
Step 4: Continue receiving medical treatment and monitor the status of your claim
Step 5: The employee returns to work or appeals their denied claim Once the injured employee is healthy enough, he or she will return to work (either full-time or in a limited role) unless the injury leaves them totally disabled. If the claim is denied, the injured employee may see professional legal help to appeal the decision.