Millions of work-related injuries are reported every year. Fortunately, workers' compensation laws provide injured employees with the rights to file a claim for many costs such as lost wages from time off work and expensive medical bills. However, although the laws are in place, that doesn't mean that it's necessarily easy to have your claim go smoothly. Explore Avvo guides on injured worker rights, starting a claim, and whether you need a workers' compensation attorney for your case.