As a veteran construction worker, you know that you are in danger every time you set foot on a job site. From uncovered holes to loose scaffolding and randomly falling objects, there are hazards around every corner. This is why, under state and federal laws, employers must strive to provide a safe environment.
Restaurant staff works hard to make the wages they earn. Injuries are devastating for many restaurant workers. Many of them won't have back up funds available to cover daily expenses while they heal. You must take time to heal before you try to rush back to work. The demanding nature of restaurant work may delay healing. Workers' compensation benefits might help you to make ends meet while you heal.
Were you injured on the job? Are you worried that you won't be able to return to work in the near future? If you find yourself in this position, it's time to file a workers' compensation claim. By doing so, you hope that you'll receive benefits until you're healthy enough to return to your job.