If you get injured on the job, it’s important to have a qualified medical practice on your side. At Family Care at Parklawn in Midwest City, Oklahoma, Dr. Carla Walker, offers the support, evaluations, and paperwork help you need when facing a workers’ compensation issue. Call the office today to learn more about workers’ compensation services or use the online tool to schedule an appointment.

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What is workers’ compensation?

If you suffer an injury on the job in Oklahoma, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits.

Injuries eligible for workers’ compensation include accidents and falls, as well as overuse injuries, including those that occur due to assembly line work or data entry.

Workers’ compensation covers all employees, including part-time, seasonal, contract, and full-time.

What is the role of a physician in a workers’ compensation claim?

On-the-job injuries can be complex. Family Care at Parklawn works to get you back to work quickly and safely using its expertise.

The staff provides careful diagnosis, treatment, and expedition of workers’ compensation claims. Trust the practice to communicate with your insurance adjuster and employer to expedite your claim with minimal hassle.

Family Care at Parklawn can also provide independent medical examinations and second medical opinions. The providers work with local occupational therapists who can help you get the support you need to heal and get back to work as soon as possible.

How should I proceed with workers’ compensation claims?

You should notify your employer right away if you’re injured at work or suspect an injury is due to work duties. If you visit an emergency care facility, let the staff know your injury occurred on the job.

You then file a claim with the state’s workers’ compensation commission following your employer’s protocols. Make sure Family Care at Parklawn is an approved provider for your case.

When you visit Family Care at Parklawn for your evaluation and treatment, have the following information available:

  • Date of your injury
  • Workers’ compensation claim number
  • Employer at the time of the accident or injury
  • Workers’ compensation insurance carrier name and address
  • Insurance adjuster’s name and contact information

Your provider at Family Care at Parklawn works with you to get you back to work in a safe and timely manner and communicates with your employer to ensure the professional handling of your case.

Whether you’re an employer needing a qualified medical provider to handle workers’ compensation cases or an employee seeking care and case management, contact Family Care at Parklawn by phone or online.