Non-Subscriber claims are set up in such way that, if you don’t report the injury within a certain timeframe, usually 24 hours, you could be denied wage and medical benefits. We all know that sometimes following an accident, you don’t always know if you’re really injured or, you don’t know how serious the injury is. We naturally try to give it some time and see if the pain or discomfort will simply go away.
When you have an injury incident at work, you cannot “give it some time” because it will affect your ability to prove that your injury came about from a specific incident at work. It’s essential that you report the incident and the injuries that resulted to your supervisors or your company’s human resources department AS SOON AS THE INCIDENT OCCURS!
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Here is a list of reasons why you MUST REPORT your injury as soon as it happens when you are working for a Texas Non-subscriber employer, reporting the incident;
- ensures that your claim will be taken seriously;
- will require your employer’s insurance company to open a claim;
- will possibly lead to an investigation of the incident by your employer and ensures that they document the event;
- allows you to get medical attention;
- preserves your ability to prove that your employer was responsible; and
- makes it more difficult for the insurance company to immediately deny your claim!
As a work injury attorney, I do not see any reason why an injured worker should delay reporting an injury. There is no benefit for an injured worker at all when you delay reporting. Therefore, I cannot say it enough, no matter how minor you think your injury could be, report, Report, and REPORT THE IN INCIDENT IMMEDIATELY!
If you’ve been injured working for a non-subscriber, understand that the company, the insurance company, and their legal team is already working on defending your case! Don’t delay and speak with an experienced work injury lawyer and make sure your case is moving swiftly through the process. This will ensure that you make a swift recovery and get well sooner. The more you delay, the harder it will be on you and your family down the road as you face muddy waters created by your employer’s legal team.