If you are an employee of Ford Motors, you are covered by workers’ compensation insurance while you are on the job. If you are injured while working at Ford Motor Company, you should make sure you report the accident to a manager and you gather supporting evidence and documentation to prove your injuries were directly caused by the accident while you were working.
Evidence You Should Collect For A Claim Against Ford Motors
If an accident that happened while you were working at Ford Motors has left you with mounting medical bills and the inability to work, you will need to gather supporting evidence to show what happened and how it happened. First, be sure to report your injuries and the details of the accident to your employer. You will need to get photos of the accident scene if possible. Check to see if a surveillance camera in the facility may have caught the incident on video.
Ask all witnesses to provide you with written statements regarding what happened. You should write a detailed account of the incident while it is fresh in your memory. Be as detailed as possible. For example, you were working in the welding department when you noticed a problem with some parts that were being sent to your department. When you picked up the part to examine it more closely, you suffered a deep cut in your right ring finger. The cut went to the bone and you suffered uncontrolled bleeding. You went to the first aid department where pressure was applied until paramedics arrived to take you to the local ER.
You should maintain thorough records, such as all your medical bills and all your medical records. Be sure to document missed work and lost wages and keep copies of all your medical excuses. Take photos of your injuries. Remember, the more documentation that you have the more likely you are to have a successful workers’ compensation claim against Ford Motors.
Consult With A Workers’ Compensation Attorney
If you were injured on the job at Ford Motor Company, you should consult with a workers’ compensation attorney who is licensed to handle workplace injury cases in your state. With the help of a lawyer, you are much more likely to have a successful claim. Many legitimate claims are denied, or benefits are sometimes stopped. A workers’ comp lawyer will file an appeal and work to get your benefits either started or reinstated.
Workers’ compensation lawyers work on a contingency basis, which means that you will not pay anything upfront. Instead your lawyer will not be paid until you win your claim. There is a strict time limit for pursuing a workers’ compensation claim after an accident at Ford Motors, so get your free case review today, so you can make sure you get access to the benefits that you deserve after a workplace accident.
*Disclaimer: The content of this article serves only to provide information and should not be construed as legal advice. If you file a claim against Ford Motors or any other entity, you may not be entitled to compensation.