Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim in Vermont | What to Know

Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim in Vermont | What to Know

If you have sustained injures on the job in Vermont, you are likely wondering about the benefits offered for workers’ compensation. Continue reading and reach out to AllianceMeds to learn about these benefits and how our team can assist you. Here are some questions you may have regarding your injury and recovery:

Do I qualify for workers’ compensation benefits in Vermont?

Under Vermont law, any business that hires one or more part or full-time employees will have to carry workers’ compensation insurance. With this being said, if you have been injured on the job or have contracted a work-related illness, you will likely qualify for workers’ compensation benefits in Vermont.

What workers’ compensation benefits are offered in Vermont?

If you have sustained a work-related injury, you should receive medical benefits that will cover the costs of your medical bills. Under Vermont’s workers’ compensation benefits, you should also receive benefits to recover any lost wages you’ve incurred as a result of being unable to return to work. Vocational rehabilitation or permanency benefits may also be received depending on the circumstances and severity of your injuries or illness. If your spouse or a family member has lost their life due to a work-related illness or work-related injury, you may receive death benefits.

What can I expect when filing a workers’ compensation claim?

After being injured on the job, it is essential that you notify your employer of the incident straight away. Next, you should seek medical attention as soon as possible. Within three days, your employer should report the injury. You should also receive a copy of the report. Within 21 days of filing your claim, your employer’s insurance company should respond regarding your qualification for workers’ compensation benefits. If you do qualify, you should receive these benefits shortly.

If you have any additional questions regarding filing a workers’ compensation claim and the steps to take after being injured in a work-related accident, it is important that you reach out to AllianceMeds to learn how we can assist you on your road to recovery. Give us a call to learn more about our services and how we can assist you.

Contact AllianceMeds

If you have become the victim of an on-the-job injury, it may be beneficial to speak with an attorney and the doctor that is treating you to determine how to make the process as easy as possible. AllianceMeds understands that a workplace accident can be challenging and is here to help. We will deliver your medication to your door using overnight delivery and cover any out-of-pocket expenses that may arise. If you have any questions about how we can help, contact AllianceMeds today.