3 reasons your workers’ compensation claim could be denied

After a workplace injury, you probably have a lot to deal with. You may have to pay huge bills for your medical treatment, on top of not being able to work. A workers’ compensation claim could make things easier for you. Your employer’s insurance company makes the first decision on whether they compensate you for your injury or not. You should know the reasons they might not accept your claim, and what you can do about it. You waited too long to file it In Minnesota, you are supposed to tell your employer about your injury in the first 14 days after it occurs. If you wait any longer, you might not receive all the benefits you need. You can still file your claim anytime within 180 days of your injury—but the amount of compensation you receive may be reduced. If you are physically or mentally incapacitated after your injury, the 180 day time limit starts as soon as your incapacitation ends. You made a mistake while filing There is a lot of paperwork to fill…

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