Locate the claim number from the application you filed for workman's compensation. It should be on your confirmation printout or paperwork you brought home, if you filed in person.
Log on to the website operated by the state department that manages workman's compensation. If you can't find it, call the claims examiner assigned to you when you filed and ask for the website.
Select the option that allows you to check your benefits or the status of a pending claim.
Enter your claim number, date of birth and part of your Social Security number or PIN. Different states require different information; follow the instructions on your screen.
Call your claims examiner if you have other questions about the status of your claim or your workman's compensation check.