Yes. People often make this mistake because they are afraid of losing their job. How well the injury is memorialized in the medical history, will determine how much of a headache you created for you and your attorney.
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Yes. It will depend in part on how long ago the accident happened, and what story you told the doctors during the contemporaneous treatment. If the story shifts over time, credibility issues will arise.
I represent Employers, but I can recommend Worker Attorneys in So Cal if you ask.