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Your employer must complete the First Report of Injury form within10 days from its knowledge of a workers` compensation claim to report it to the employer`s insurance company.
Effective Aug. 1, 2000, requires employers to give their employees the Minnesota Workers` Compensation System Employee Information Sheet at the time the employees are given a copy of their First Report of Injury. The First Report of Injury is a form that is filed when a workplace accident occurs.
The longer you wait to report a work related injury the higher the risk of losing compensation benefits.
This article is intended to be helpful and informative. But even common legal matters can become complex and stressful. A qualified workers' compensation lawyer can address your particular legal needs, explain the law, and represent you in court. Take the first step now and contact a local workers' compensation attorney to discuss your specific legal situation.