I could give you a long winded answer about what you are entitled to under workers comp, but let me make this really easy, get to an attorney ASAP, any attorney who handles comp will be able to help you out. You are hurt and you need medical attention, call, make an appointment.
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If he is insured, and you were injured, it should all work out if you get an Attorney.
I represent Employers, but I can recommend Worker Attorneys in So Cal if you ask.
You are confused. Your boss has a right to fire you but he also has an obligation to provide WC benefits. IMMEDIATELY consult a local WC attorney to guide you through this.
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I handle worker's compensation claims for injured workers in New Jersey. Please call my office to discuss your case in more detail and to discuss what your legal rights are in this situation. Thank you.
Sincerely yours, -Ronald Aronds, Esq.-
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