(WCB) Minimal conditions that must be met before financial responsibility can be assigned to a claim for workers’ compensation. Specifically, it must be established that

  • a work-connected accident covered by the Workers’ Compensation Law occurred;
  • following the accident, the claimant notified his/her employer within the time limit required by the Workers’ Compensation Law; and
  • a causal relationship exists between the accident and a resulting injury or disability.