Can I Collect Workers’ Compensation Benefits After Being Struck By An Object On The Job And Suffering And Injury?
Being struck by an object on the job should qualify you to receive workers’ compensation benefits in Florida. In order to get benefits, you need to seek medical treatment and notify your employer of your injury. If your injury requires medical care or time off of work, you would qualify for workers’ comp benefits.
Most struck by object accidents result in serious injuries which require medical treatment, surgery, and rehabilitation. Sometimes, these types of accidents also cause debilitating injuries. In either event, many injured workers need time off of work for rehabilitation, or they may never be able to return to the same type of work.
Workers’ compensation benefits are designed to help injured workers cover their medical bills, physical rehabilitation costs, prescription drug costs, lost wages, and any disability that occurred as a result of the workplace accident.
When you suffer an injury during the course of your employment, you should be entitled to received workers’ compensation benefits in Florida. For help making sure you receive all the benefits you are entitled to, contact the Law Offices of David Benenfeld to speak with a Broward County workers’ comp attorney in a free consultation at [number type=”2″] or [number type=”1″] today.