What is considered a workers comp injury?

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What is considered a workers comp injury?

you should always consult with an experienced workers comp lawyer

A work-related or workers compensation injury is any injury that occurs in the course and scope of employment. Basically, you were doing your job and while doing your job, you suffered an injury. The easy way to explain it is if you are doing something in furtherance of the affairs of your employer’s business, then you’re engaging in the normal course and scope of employment. Keep in mind that your injury has to be in the course and scope of employment. If you are on a lunch break and get hurt , you are not in the course and scope of employment.

What is a work related workers comp injury?

Or lets say you just clocked out of work and while walking to your car, you fell in the parking lot, you are not in the course and scope of employment. BUT, If your boss says, “Hey, can you take this package and deliver it across the street, and while delivering the package, you get hurt, then you would be in the course and scope of employment. So anything that you’re doing where you’re furthering the business affairs, thats normally considered in the course and scope of employment. Any time you get injured, you should always consult with an experienced workers comp lawyer.