If you have suffered a workplace injury, it can have devastating consequences. You may have severely sprained, strained, or even broken something in a way that will restrict your mobility for the rest of your life. You may no longer be physically capable of doing your job. You may have even lost a limb or extremity. Not to mention the loss of wages, loss of employment, the accumulation of hospital and rehabilitation bills, and a stressful civil lawsuit between you and your employer. Or, maybe, you are pursuing a settlement because of the wrongful death of a loved one at a workplace.
So a lift at the warehouse you work at was not properly inspected or secured, and you have fallen and think you may have broken your ankle because of it. What now?
The most important part of properly settling a workplace injury is immediately reporting it to your place of employment. You should not be embarrassed or worried that you did something wrong that led to your injury, or try to rest it
Do you have a significant medical issue and aren’t sure how to proceed in getting treatment?
It’s the type of information that you don’t know that you need to know until you need to know it. When should you wait to be seen by your doctor for medical help? When can it be handled by one of the urgent care locations in your area? When is it best to go the emergency room? Stay tuned, we’re going to give you a simple guide of where to get medical care for any type of health concern:
When to Visit Your Doctor
If you are able to, going to your own doctor for a medical issue is ideal. Your doctor knows your medical history, and will have a hand