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Can posting about your workers’ comp claim impact your case?

On Behalf of | Aug 10, 2023 | Blog, Workers' Compensation

Making a post on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or another social media platform about your workers’ comp claim can have disastrous results. Posting pictures of your injuries or talking about how you feel online can give the insurance company a new way to attack you. That is especially true if they seem skeptical about your injuries and are keeping tabs on you via social media.

Here is what you must do if you are going through a workers’ comp claim and want to stay on social media.

Do not give the insurer ammo

The insurance company can use your social media posts against you. If they are currently fighting your claim, you must not post about your injuries on social media because they could use the information you put online to give you less money.

Safeguard your claim

You can protect your claim by refraining from posting any details on social media. You should not post any pictures where you are doing activities that go against what your doctor recommends. Posting things like this can cost you your claim. One of the best things you can do to protect your workers’ comp status is to give up social media until you finish healing and are ready to return to work.

Getting injured on the job can be devastating. That is why your employer has workers’ comp insurance and you have a right to compensation. However, you must stay smart during your claim to ensure that you get the money that you deserve for your injuries.

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