Claim Service for Workers’ Compensation Policies
If an injury does happen at your workplace, ERIE can help you and your employees recover. All of these offerings are part of our team-based approach. You will have easy access to:
Some of the other services that are available to you:
- Claims Settlement ― Payment for medical services and compensation for temporary or permanent disability are made promptly as they become due.
- Defense Costs ― ERIE will defend you in suits brought against you as a result of employee injury. This protection will be provided even if the allegations against your business are not true.
Employers are required to report any work related injuries immediately.
- Report all injuries by telephone or fax to the nearest ERIE branch or claims office. Erie Insurance will contact the injured employee and employer within 24 hours of receiving the claim report.
- After reporting your claim, submit an accident investigation report.
- ERIE will file all required reports with the state workers’ compensation agencies. For your reference, visit the state agency Web sites to view the forms for first report of injury.
Information to have on hand when you call ERIE to report an injury:
- Employer tax ID number
- Your Workers’ Compensation policy number
- Name, address and phone number of injured worker
- Worker’s social security number
- Date of birth, sex, and marital status
- Number of dependents
- Occupation/job title and wage information
- When, where and how the injury occurred
- Type of injury and exact body part injured
- Date disability began and last full day paid
- Date employee reported the injury
- Names of any witnesses
- Name, address and phone number of physician or hospital
- Anticipated date of return to work
For more information, contact your ERIE Agent.
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