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Huntsville Injury LawyersYou suffered a work-related accident and injury in Alabama? Afterwards, you asked for medical care. You need basic Alabama workers’ compensation benefits. But, your boss is trying to avoid reporting the accident or providing a doctor! You are getting the run-around!

Two of the biggest complaints I receive from workers hurt on-the-job are:  (1) the boss won’t report it; and, (2) the boss won’t let me go to the doctor. These are basic issues. When a worker is hurt, the boss should report the claim to the insurance carrier. And, the employer (or its carrier) should provide a doctor. So often. these initial steps are not done. Many times, the boss tries to avoid reporting the accident or discourages medical care. When the boss gives you the run-around, you may pay the price later.

The Real Fraud — Bosses Who Refuse To Provide Basic Work Comp Benefits

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Last month, I wrote a lengthy article on five big mistakes that can impact a work-related injury claim in Alabama. You can read that earlier post at Top Five Mistakes Workers Make After A Job-Related Accident.

I talk to injured Alabama workers every week. We discuss a lot of workers’ compensation issues. Often, callers have made one of these mistakes before contacting us. Sometimes, we can help fix the situation. But, in some cases, it’s too late to help. So, I hope the information in my longer article is useful.

With these issues in mind, I put together this quick infographic which notes these five big mistakes we frequently see. If you are hurt on the job, workers’ compensation benefits can be very important to your health, to your finances and to your family. Feel free to keep my infographic or read my longer article. If you have any questions about Alabama workers’ compensation benefits, let me know.

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