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(WI) Didnt Report Injury Immediately...too late for workers comp?
Hello to everyone!
This is my first time on this site and am desperately looking for information. I have been on this job for only a few months and while pushing a heavy cart on black friday a few weeks ago... I injured my knee a bit. I didn't say anything because it didn't hurt much. But then it started getting worse and I really think I have a problem. My boss noticed me limping a week ago and I explained I had hurt it a few weeks ago... he was angry I didn't report it immediately. Soon after, I had to call into work sick a few days because it hurt so bad and I couldn't put much weight on it. Some days it's ok, other's it's a real pain and hassle. I don't have health insurance and am so worried I'm in big trouble here! Is it too late for me? What advice can you give me??
-Gretchen from wisconsin
no it's not too late but benefits could be delayed as they investigate. Give your employer notice in writing that you had a work injury - keep a copy.
you can find more information about wisconsin comp system here
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