Workplace Injuries: Why Immediate Reporting Is Crucial (Even When It Doesn't Seem So Serious)

Most worker’s compensation claims follow a fairly standard sequence of events. The injury is sustained and reported, medical treatment is sought (as needed), and a claim for compensation is made. But the human body doesn’t always stick to this sequence of events, or at least it doesn’t always stick to a specific time frame. What happens when you injure yourself at work and your injuries don’t become evident until weeks, or even months, later?