Had a pre-existing injury that was resolved with therapy. After driving back and forth out of state, I was back in my doctor's office with pain. I reported it to my employer but my manager told me that I was" just finding excuses." The more I comp...
If you aggravate an old injury at work, it's a new injury under GA workers' comp law. As for the other issues and questions, you should consult a GA comp attorney. Don't let the employer or adjuster jerk you around -- stand up for yourself and get some help.See question
I fell on a wet mat at the plant where I work and broke both bones in my wrist. I had surgery last week to put in a plate and screws. WC is very slow paying and very hard to deal with. I doubt I will ever be able to return to operating that heavy...
Yes, unless you like being jerked around and lied to.See question
I had quit July 19th because of the pain I was having in my foot and knee.I have been going to a foot Doctor and taking test and on pain pills.I am waiting to take a MRI to see if I have Rheumatoid Arthritis.
You can file a workers' compensation claim. That's not really "suing" them.See question
Suggestions for a workers comp lawyer in the area of Douglas, Waycross, or surrounding counties. Ive been under workers comp since Jan 2015, they've recently dismissed my case and denying further treatment. I've contacted an attorneys office out o...
You can call the Atlanta bar association for a referral or look online for someone local, like David Garner. He is at 770-575-2747.See question
I was working overseas in a war zone, the company I was working for did not provide us with proper protection gear (Back Brace) resulting in an injury to my spine. I am currently still on (DBA)workers compensation which will be coming to an end so...
Not under workers' comp, no, but your case is under the Defense Base Act, which is different. That said, it probably includes similar tort lawsuit shields, like workers' comp does (though this is outside of my practice area, so I'm not certain).See question
i injure myself working pushing and pulling inventory in june 2015 had been under doctors care 3times from june to august. In august i demanded the company help me with my medical situation they filed a workmens com clainm and within 24hrs i recie...
Well, you're asking a bunch of lawyers if you need a lawyer, so of course, we will say "yes." At a minimum, I would do a phone consult with one and see how one can help. The insurance company is working to save money; you need an advocate.See question
I was not physically hurt and this happened 7 months ago, to this day I don't feel safe working anywhere.
You're out of luck without a physical injury.See question
Can i opt out of my settlement and proceed with my surgery?
Yes...I assume you haven't signed a stipulation yet or had it approved by the Board? Keep in mind, though, the insurer may fight you before paying for surgery !See question
I have a workers comp case thats been on going for two years. I never hear from my attorney anymore. I called recently for and update on my case, and was treated like i was bothering them. I wonder if i even still have a case anymore. I am getti...
I wouldn't right away. Give the attorney a chance to meet with you --maybe set up a meeting in person. Good attorneys are busy and can't be available to talk every day.See question
He was demoted because of health issues yet the doctor has not released him or mentioned any type of impairment. Can I get loss of consortium
They can fire him if they want! It's not fair, but it's not against the law. No, you can't claim loss of consortium in workers' comp.See question