Thanks for your question. Did you file a worker's comp claim? Was it accepted by the insurance carrier? If the answer to both of these questions is "yes," then you would be eligible for indemnity compensation (aka temporary disability) once you have missed 7 days of work per a physician (i.e., you are eligible for comp on the 8th day). If you have not filed a worker's comp claim yet, I would do so right away (contact the Industrial Commission -- 602-542-4661). If you did file a claim, and it was denied, you only have 90 days to appeal the notice of denial. This is done at the Industrial Commission as well. Please feel free to contact my office with any other questions. Thanks.
Matt Fendon, Esq. - 602-256-2000