An injury at the workplace can leave you unable to work for days, weeks, or even months after the accident. Fortunately, certain protections, including workers’ compensation benefits, are established just for situations like these. Workers’ compensation covers the medical costs of your injury, lost wages, and lost earning capacity. However, it isn’t as simple as filing a claim to receive these benefits. When filing a workers’ compensation claim, you must meet and prove specific requirements before receiving any benefits.