Better start asking, buddy.
No ... But if you don't, you are not entitled to protection. Especially in "at will" states. You may also be ineligible for FMLA protection.
IE: If you take time off, and don't file a worker's comp claim - the employer can fire you for missing work.
If it's reasonable that your injury occurred elsewhere, few employers push the issue. Workers Comp is extremely expensive for employers. Just like your car insurance, claims jack their rates up.
Our personal experience is: My husband is in martial arts, lifts weights, works on our property, and he has a physically demanding job. When he had … Read more