We have an employee who fell last week and hit her knee on a metal object. Her job entails brisk walking, so she sat down for about an hour, then thought she was fine, a few hours after that she told us her knee was hurting too bad to continue work and she needed to leave early to go to the doctor's. We did document an incident report.
She returned for her next scheduled shift (2 days later) and said that she didnt go to the doctors, but her knee felt better.
Last Saturday evening she was working and jumped over a rail, she fell and hurt her leg. She worked for a little while longer then said it hurt and she was leaving to go to the doctors. The manager told her that she needed to actually go to the doctors (since that was her reason for leaving) and that she could not continue to leave work early and say she was going to the doctors and then not go. She began crying and said he was picking on her and he said come back on Monday and we'll talk to HR (me!).
She did not show up or call in on Monday. Today she was supposed to be here at 11 and called at 12:30 to say she was at the walkin clinic and would come to work after. I asked why she didnt come talk to me on Monday like her manager told her to and she said she was just going to do it later.
Bottom line, she was termed for a no call/ no show on Monday.
I dont really know anything about workers comp, so here is my question: She was hurt on Saturday and didnt bother to go to the clinic until today (3 full days later). Are we still liable for her medical bills?