Workers’ Comp Doctor
If you’ve been injured in the workplace, you aren’t alone. A worker is injured on the job every 7 seconds. That means 510 people are injured each hour, 12,600 each day, or over 4.5 million injured workers per year. An injury at work can be devastating to your personal life, not to mention your finances. Yet, a workers’ comp doctor can help fight for your rights to wages lost during recovery from a workplace injury.
Are you searching for a workers’ compensation physician or specialist to assist in your case? Learn everything you need to know about workers’ comp claims in New York plus the incredible doctors who are here to lend you a hand.
Work-Related Injuries in Westchester County and the Bronx
In 2018, the greater NYC area employed more than 900,000 workers. These workers are employed by some of the most significant industries, which include:
- Trade, transportation, and utilities
- Information services
- Business and professional services
- Healthcare and social assistance
- Leisure and hospitality
Three of these industries (construction, utilities, and transportation) include occupations that are among the 5 jobs with the highest rate of annual workplace injuries.
How a Workers’ Comp Doctor Can Help
To receive your workers’ compensation while you’re out recovering, you must first receive a formal diagnosis from a workers’ compensation doctor. You may be wondering: what exactly is a workers’ comp physician?
Your workers’ comp physician is any medical professional you see after your workplace injury. At Doctors United, we can help you with your workplace injury. We’ll examine your symptoms and prescribe treatment to get you back on your feet. Then our physician will file a workers’ comp report.
This report will detail the facts about your injury: your symptoms, the suspected cause of the injury, your medical history, and more. More importantly, this report details when you can return to work and any restrictions once you do.