Workers' Compensation Reporting Procedures

Workers Compensation Reporting Process 

Emergency Medical Treatment Required

  1. Call 911, follow their instructions and call Stetson Public Safety.
  2. Risk Management should be notified at this time.
  3. The employee receives medical treatment.
  4. Inform the EMS/ER staff that the injury/illness is workers' compensation-related and billing should be directed to Stetson University Risk Management and not to the employee’s insurance company.
  5. After medical treatment, the employee contacts their supervisors or department representative to notify them of the injury, if they are unaware.
  6. Complete the Workers Compensation Incident Reporting Form and submit it to the campus workers' compensation contact along with all applicable medical records.
  7. A supervisor or department representative will complete a post-injury/illness assessment and provide a report to Stetson University Risk Management.

Non-Urgent Medical Treatment Required

  1. The employee immediately notifies their supervisor or department representative of the injury.
  2. Call Stetson Public Safety.
  3. Complete the Workers Compensation Incident Reporting Form and submit it to the campus workers' compensation contact.
  4. The employee receives medical treatment.
  5. During business hours, campus workers' compensation contact will authorize medical treatment at a facility approved by the University’s insurance company.
  6. Outside of business hours, the employee can seek medical care in the emergency room if the injury or illness cannot wait until the next business day. Inform the ER staff that the injury/illness is workers' compensation-related and billing should be directed to Stetson University Risk Management and not to the employee’s insurance company.
  7. A supervisor or department representative will complete a post-injury/illness assessment and provide a report to Stetson University Risk Management.

No Medical Treatment Required

  1. The employee immediately notifies their supervisor or department representative of injury.
  2. Call Stetson Public Safety.
  3. The employee signs Refusal of Medical Treatment Form which will be included in the Public Safety report.
  4. Complete the Workers Compensation Incident Reporting Form and submit it to the campus workers' compensation contact.
  5. A supervisor or department representative will complete a post-injury/illness assessment and provide a report to Stetson University Risk Management. 

Workers Compensation Contact Information

Workers Compensation Contacts – DeLand/Celebration

Primary Contact - Elise Paulson
Email: epaulson@stetson.edu
Office: 386-822-7701

Secondary Contact – Betty Whiteman
Email: bwhitema@stetson.edu
Office: 386-822-8869

Workers Compensation Contacts – Gulfport/Tampa
Primary Contact - Pam Skoularakos
Email: pskoular@law.stetson.edu
Office: 727-562-7807

Secondary Contact – Donna Murray
Email: dmurray1@law.stetson.edu
Office: 727-562-7345