If you are injured, preserve your rights by following these four basic steps.
Make sure you and others are out of the danger zone. If your injury is work-related, contact your supervisor immediately to report the injury.
Seek medical attention as soon as possible from the proper type of health care provider for your injury or medical condition. If it is a work-related injury, you will need to specifically indetify a workers' compensation physician willing to act as your primary treating physician.
Preserve all evidence: physical items, photographs, witnesses, etc.
Know Your Rights:
Protect yourself by speaking to an attorney as soon as you can to learn your rights and ensure that you are propoerly presenting the facts and preserving evidence. If it's a work-related injury, an attorney can ensure that you are receiving the workers' compensation benefits you are entitled to, including salary continuation and medical treatment.