Call Us 24/7
Toll Free 800-229-3880

Call us 24/7 Toll Free

PHOENIX 602-562-9111
TUCSON 520-333-6665



Our law firm’s COVID-19 response plan

MFLG is continuing to operate without missing a beat; a good portion of our staff is now working offsite due to COVID.

However, we continue to be here for all of Arizona’s injured and disabled workers.

We Are The Rock for Injured And Disabled Workers

Can I file for workers’ compensation?

| Feb 12, 2019 | workers' compensation

Getting injured at work can be difficult. You need to understand your rights and whether you can file a workers’ compensation claim. Knowing what will happen can help to put your mind at ease and make the aftermath of the injury less stressful. In most cases, you will have the ability to file a workers’ compensation claim.

The Industrial Commission of Arizona explains you can get workers’ compensation benefits for an injury on the job if you were doing job-related activities. These benefits will cover your medical costs and sometimes will also cover lost wages. Workers’ compensation is a no-fault system, so you do not have to prove who caused your injury, but it does not cover self-inflicted injuries, so there is an investigation.

The law requires all employers who have employees to carry this coverage. Even if you are the only employee your employer has, it must carry this insurance because regardless, your employer is responsible for any injuries you sustain at work. An exception is if you are an independent contractor or domestic servant. In these situations, workers’ compensation coverage is not mandatory.

To ensure you get workers’ compensation coverage, you must follow all the required steps. This means reporting your injury to your employer as soon as it happens. You also need to fill out the proper forms and submit them as soon as possible. You also want to seek medical care quickly and make sure you keep all documentation you get throughout the process. This information is for education. It is not legal advice.

FindLaw Network

What Sets Us Apart?

  • Exceptional Customer Service
  • Specialized Legal Knowledge
  • National Recognition
  • Over 100 5 Star Reviews on Google and AVVO