NC Workers’ Compensation Checklist

In looking up some information on Union’s in North Carolina, today I came across a Workers’ Compensation Checklist for you to review and print if you have been injured in a workplace accident. ┬áSome of the important things for you to do include:

  • Prepare a detailed statement of everything you can remember about the accident, including how you were injured and who was there. ┬áDiscuss how serious your injuries are and how they affect your day-to-day life.
  • If appropriate, take pictures of your injuries, and describe where you were hurt and what, if anything caused the injury.
  • Keep a copy of the letter you sent to your employer letting them know you were injured. (Review this post if you have questions about this).
  • Keep a list of every doctor you have been to see, including dates of treatment, contact information, and bills that you received from the doctor.
  • Maintain all correspondence from/to your employer and/or your insurance adjuster regarding your claim.
  • Keep track of the miles you drove both two and from medical treatment, receipts for parking and tolls, and other expenses related to the same.
  • Maintain receipts for any other expenses you incur as a result of your injury.
  • Keep copies of all of your workers’ compensation checks and/or pay stubs if you return to work.

Here is a printable and more complete checklist for you to use.