Since I was injured at work and got a hernia, if employer was notified and sugery was done would this be considered a permanat injury?

Are there papers that I need to fill out? This was reported to my employer almost a month ago but I have heard nothing from them or workers comp regarding wages, etc.

Asked on January 27, 2013 under Employment Labor Law, Kansas

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Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

What you have written about is a work related injury covered by your employer's worker's compensation insurance policy mandated to be in effect. I would speak with your supervisor or human resources department as to what documents are needed to be filled out for your worker's compensation claim. As to the injury being deemed permanent in nature, you need to consult with your treating physician as to such.

I suggest that you consult with a worker's compensation attorney to assist you further on your matter.

 


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