When most people think of workers’ compensation, they think of immediate, orthopedic injuries. Someone who fell off a ladder or was hit by a forklift at work is clearly eligible for workers’ compensation. Yet, what if you have worked hard at a job for years and are now in constant pain from your job duties?
You, too, may qualify for workers’ compensation.
To qualify, you need to show that you suffered an injury and that the injury was caused by your job. In other words, you can qualify if: