What is the statute of limitations for filing WC claims?
One year of the date of injury. Two years of being informed by a physician, in writing, that a worker's disease/condition is caused, at least in part, by his employment.
Can injured workers choose their own attending physician?
What benefits are available for injured workers?
Medical benefits, wage replacement benefits, permanent partial disability, permanent total disability, vocational rehabilitation.
Limited medical treatment is allowed until?
a condition is fixed and stable (maximum medical improvement).
Treatment requested must be . . .
curative; palliative treatment (treatment to temporarily relieve symptoms) is not allowed once a condition is fixed and stable.
Injured workers, if they are prevented from working for more than three days following