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Is any on job injury covered by workmans comp? - maxpowers - 07-11-2009 07:06 PM
If you sustain an injury while at work is it automatically covered by workmans comp?Even if it wasnt directly related to something at work machinery/hazard ect...While at work I turned quickly,tripped & dislocated my knee cap.I had this happen many years ago,but not as bad & had no med treatment.So I have no medical history of previous injuries.My employer dosent think he should have to pay w comp.because it was my fault in his opinion.I live in MS.Any info is appreciated.
RE: Is any on job injury covered by workmans comp? - 1171 - 07-11-2009 07:21 PM
workers comp is "no fault". as long it was done in the performance of your job workers comp should provide benefits.
File a claim. neither the employer or employee gets to decide what is paid for or not.