Employee and Employer Responsibilities During Workers’ Compensation Claims
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During each stage of a
workers’ compensation claim, both you and your employer — or their insurer — have
certain responsibilities. These responsibilities are defined by the Connecticut
Workers’ Compensation Commission and must be met in a timely manner.
If You Are Injured or Become Ill
Your Responsibilities: Report your accident or illness to the Commission, get medical treatment,
and file Form 30C.
Your Employer’s Responsibilities: Provide employee with medical treatment and file the First Report of Injury Form.
If You Continue Medical Treatment
Your Responsibilities: Select an attending physician, accept continued medical treatment, and
provide employer with a record of treatment visits.
Your Employer’s Responsibilities: Provide wage statement to insurer, pay employee’s medical bills,
and provide a Cost-of-Living Adjustment or Dependency Allowance.
If Your Medical Status Improves
Your Responsibilities: Request light-duty/restricted work from employer. If no light-duty work
is available, search for a new job. If permanently disabled, apply for
rehabilitation, retraining, or job placement.
Your Employer’s Responsibilities: Discontinue benefits by submitting Form 36. If employee has temporary
partial disability, begin paying benefits. Continue paying medical bills.
If You Reach Maximum Recovery
Your Responsibilities: If you receive a permanent disability rating, contact the insurer.
Your Employer’s Responsibilities: Pay permanent disability benefits and request an Employer/Respondent Exam,
If Your Benefits Cease
Your Responsibilities: Request an informal hearing for discretionary benefits.
Your Employer’s Responsibilities: Pay discretionary benefits, if granted. Continue paying employee’s
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