I was in a prison work release program,and i broke my hand at my job but was not on the clock. The work release center held me in from work for 2 days and refused me medical treatment. I walked around with a broke hand for 3 weeks.
I would talk to a workers ' compensation attorney to find out if people on work release are eligible to receive workwrs' compensation benefits.See question
i told direct the manager he told me if you want go home to rest the next day i returned to work with pain awfully i told him i try to work but i can,t then i told hem he told me if you want go home to rest . next day i sent message to stay home t...
i would call your job every day to stay in touch with them. Also, make sure that you follow the doctor's instructions fully so that no one can say that you are not doing what you should.See question
Hurt my foot on the job, been seeing their Doctor, but after almost a year he discharge me and my foot still hurting. What do I do from here?
You could make a free switch to another doctor on the panel of physicians or take your one time IME. Assuming that you had been out of work and received benefits within 120 days of the date of the doctor's appointment, you can choose a doctor and the insurance company will have to pay for it. I would recommend that you speak with an attorney to review your options.See question
In a workers comp case, If the victim( employee) voluntarily resign from the employer, will the workers comp insurance continues to pay for the medical treatment?
Your medical care will continue. Your resignation could impact your eligibility for lost wage benefits. We recommend that our clients never resign their jobs after amnon the job injury as it can cause problems with their case.See question
I am on workers comp, recently my former case mgr retired when she did my payments went from coming once per wk to coming here and there , recently I went almost 5 wks without a payment , when I called the WC co. I was told there was a computer i...
There is a 15% penalty for late payment in Georgia. If you need an attorney to help you get the money, that attorney may be able to get assessed fees paid by the insurance company.See question
Workers comp accident 1-14-15 torn acl and meniscus! Has nothing to do with previous accident cause I didn't have any structural damage@all! Treated 4 wks after 6-15-14 and returned to work on 8-4-14! Lazy workers comp attorney acting as an office...
He had an obligation to report that you returned to work. I would encourage you discuss this with another attorney.See question
Do I have to split my workman's comp claim death benefit with my grown children for the accident involving their fathers death at work. My husband doesn't have a wil.
Unless your adult children are physically or mentally challenged, you are the only dependent and are eligible to receive $150,000. This has nothing to do with the will.See question
I have never spoken to a nurse on my case but I noticed there is one assigned. I am wondering if they are helping the adjuster to make decisions as to the value of my claim even if the physician has stated my injury is work related. I'm just not u...
I do not think the nurse is helping the adjuster make decisions regarding the value of the case, but the nurse is helping with assessment of medical care, coordination of medical care among the different medical providers and costs of medical care. It sounds as though the nurse if reviewing your files but is not attending appointments with you. You do not have to agree to that. It is your choice.See question
I was injured at work and was treated and returned to work less than 1 month ago. Workers comp is still paying for my physical therapy. If I am suddenly laid off or fired, is workers comp still obliged to pay for the physical therapy and possib...
Yes as long as the treatment is related to your injury. Also, if you become totally disabled you can receive weekly benefit checks. Also, if you get laid off you could become eligible for weekly benefit checks if you make a good faith effort to find a job. You should obtain an attorney to help you in that situation.See question
I was injured at work and have been through medical treatment and physical therapy. I went back to work less than one month ago. I have not fully recovered and am still under physical therapy. My request for a second opinion was unanswered by HR a...
You could settle your case but you would most likely have to resign from your job as part of the settlement. I also doubt that the case would have a significant value because you are back at work. IF you are getting PT, do you have a doctor's appointment soon? I would suggest that you wait for your second opinion until after you see your doctor again. Alternatively, you are allowed to have a free switch to another doctor on the panel. You may have to continue to pester both HR and the WC adjuster until they set up an appointment with another doctor. Good luck.See question