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Why is my workers’ compensation not paying me?

On Behalf of | Dec 7, 2023 | Workers' Compensation |

If you are wondering why your workers’ compensation is not paying you as expected, there could be several reasons behind this situation. The bottom line, though, is that you deserve compensation for your workplace injury.

You can make sure you get what you deserve by understanding the common challenges that may arise in the workers’ comp process. This can make it clear what the solution to your situation might be.

Reporting delays

One potential reason for delays in receiving your workers’ compensation is a delay in reporting the injury or incident. Be sure to promptly report your workplace injury and check that your employer fulfills their own obligations.

Incomplete or inaccurate documentation

Accurate and thorough documentation is key to a successful workers’ compensation claim. Double-check for any gaps or inaccuracies in your medical records, incident reports or any other documents before filing. These can lead to delays in processing your claim.

Employer disputes or investigations

In some cases, the employer may dispute the validity of the workers’ compensation claim or conduct an internal investigation. These processes can prolong the time it takes to receive compensation. Open communication with your employer and cooperation during any investigations can help resolve these issues more efficiently.

Statistics show that there are 4.9 million workers’ compensation claims made each year, but the unfortunate truth is that not all of them go smoothly. Contact YOUR Workers’ Compensation Specialist for a free, no-obligation consultation to learn how we can help you. Call 610-892-9300 or reach us online.