You must file a claim within two years from the date of accident, last date of authorized medical treatment, or last date of workers’ compensation benefits paid to you, whichever date is later.
In an occupational claim (where your condition is the result of exposure or the WEAR and TEAR of your employment over a period of time rather than a specific accident or injury), you generally have two years from the date you knew or should have known that you had a work-related occupational medical condition. These claims raise time sensitive issues and your rights can be permanently lost if you do not act within the proper statute of limitations.
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