Q: If I cut my finger at work deeply and can’t use my hand for a month or so. Do I qualify for worker’s compensation?
Also would the company be reliable for medical bills if I had to get surgery? If I do qualify for worker’s compensation, how would I get it?
A: We would need more info to determine if you are entitled to workers comp, including payment of medical bills. But yes, in general, the incident you described would fall under workers comp. To get your claim started, talk to your boss. To get all your options and all the compensation the law allows for, talk to a workers comp attorney ASAP.
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