I JUST GOT HURT ON THE JOB, WHAT DO I DO?
The first thing to do is seek medical attention and notify your employer that you were injured on the job. Be sure to notify your employer as soon as possible and when you do seek medical attention be it from a Emergency Room Department or a Walk In Clinic, notify the medical provider that your were injured on the job.
Your next step is to file a C3 also known as a Claim Form, with the New York State Workers Compensation Board. This will establish your worker's compensation claim. Your medical providers will then fill out a C4 form also know as a medical report to be filed with the New York State Workers Compensation Board.
We recommend that you seek out a and retain a lawyer that handles worker's compensation claims on a regular basis. They will advise you on how to proceed in regards to medical providers and the proper documentation that is need to secure your indemnity and medical benefits.