No employer wants to see an employee get hurt. An injury is a traumatic experience not only for the victim but also for the supervisor and fellow employees. A workplace injury might leave everyone in shock, but it’s crucial that the proper reports and paperwork (including the workers’ compensation claim) are filled out as quickly as possible.
Making sure the employee gets the medical attention they need is the priority, of course, but the next tasks that need to be done are the claim paperwork and the report. There are several reasons why it’s important to file your claim as soon as you can, which we’ll explain, and we’ll also give you some tips that will help you speed up the process of filing the claim and the report.