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How long do I have to wait before I receive benefits from my employer or their insurance carrier?

After you have been injured at work you may need to wait for some benefits to begin. Medical benefits should start immediately, so any medical expenses related to the work injury will be paid by your employer or their insurance.

Non-medical benefits may take more time. Your claim must be fully accepted and approved before your temporary or permanent disability compensation will begin. You also must be entitled to receive the benefits. This can be demonstrated by having your doctor fill out a form stating that you are physically unable to work. Once both of those requirements are fulfilled there is a short waiting period before you receive a check. In New Jersey it is one week.

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