The floor in the office is wet and you slip and break your leg, you are taken to the hospital and are required to be in a cast for a couple of months and then have several months of rehabilitation. You see the bills and debt mounting, what do you do? The first thing it is important to realize that you are not responsible to take care of these bills on your own. you were hurt in your place of work due negligence of the employer. You will want to be sure an accident report is immediately filled out and the employer is aware of all injuries received. You will then need to file a work mans compensation claim as soon as possible.
The sooner you file an accident at work compensation claim the sooner you will get all of the bills taken care of and ensure you get the best treatment possible. If you feel your employer is not being fair or they try to avoid you filing a claim you will want to get yourself an attorney to ensure you get a fair package and settlement if necessary. Many laws exist to protect you the employee it is important to remain knowledgeable on these should a situation arise.