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A traumatic injury is a wound or condition of the body caused by an external force, which usually pertains to a type of strain or sprain.

How Can I File a Claim for a Traumatic Injury?

This injury must occur at specified date/time/place to a specific body part and must be caused by a single/series of events within a single working day. Remember that when deciding on whether to file for a CA-1 or CA-2 injury form, one should first try to answer the following questions: What happened? Where did it happen? When did it happen? Why did it happen? How did it happen?

Other Common Questions Regarding Traumatic Injury

What are some examples of a traumatic injury that a federal employee may sustain?

  • Burns

  • Femur fracture

  • Wound laceration

  • Sprain/Strain

  • Abrasion

  • Contusions/blunt trauma

  • Crush Injuries

  • Sternum fracture

  • Thumb fracture

  • Wrist fracture

  • Rib fracture

  • Dislocation

  • Concussion

  • Frostbite

  • Dog bite with or without complication

  • Plantar fasciitis

  • Rupture of Achilles tendon

Questions to Discuss with Our Providers

How did traumatic injury occur?

Who is entitled to file a traumatic injury claim?

Are you eligible to file a traumatic injury claim?

If the injury was inflicted while at home, are you eligible to file traumatic injury?

You are on your way to work, suddenly, you got rear ended, can you file traumatic injury?

You are at lunch outside the work place, you sustain an injury, can you file traumatic injury claim?

Contact Rehab4Work near Dallas, TX

There are certain exceptions to FECA guideline that could make it possible for you to file traumatic injury claim. Let us know your story. If you are eligible to file, our staff will give you guidance as to what form are you required to file traumatic injury and who will need to complete the form.

You must report a traumatic injury claim as soon as it happens to your immediate supervisor. You must also request a copy of your incident report, which will be submitted when you decide to file for workers compensation. Most often, individuals will use these resources when they complete Form CA-1.


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