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Michael Richard Moebes
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  • Should I get a lawyer for a work related accident?

    I used to work at a traveling fair on one of the rides, during that time I was hit in the chest while the ride was moving. I was forced to go to the hospital and then stuck with an $8,000 hospital bill and when I went to the safety department to t...

    Michael’s Answer

    Unless you want your medical care and livelihood controlled by an insurance adjuster, yes.

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  • When will I be able to pick up my workers comp Settlement check?

    I signed my compromise and release settlement paperwork on 7/10/15. The judge approved it on 7/14/15. Does anyone know when my lawyer may receive the check from the insurance company? I live in Georgia. Is there a timeframe that the check has to b...

    Michael’s Answer

    20 days after approval or else add a 20% penalty.

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  • Do I need a workers comp Attorney ?

    I've gotten 4 injections for my back injury. I had an MRI in February (2015) that showed shallow central disc herniation, w/annual tear. DDD, and stenosis in Lumbar along with bulging in another area. And herniated disc in thoracic area encroachin...

    Michael’s Answer

    Whether or not you need an attorney is dependent upon whether not you want to entrust your medical future and the recovery from your injury to an insurance adjuster who gets paid to save money at your expense.

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  • That's just the thing finding a Good Worker's Comp. lawyers that will still handle my case had two back surgery in same area

    06'And 12' and still have back pains(PLIF) was supposed to fix the first surgery CAN SOMEONE PLEASE HELP

    Michael’s Answer

    Yes, lots of us can if you check the profiles and call.

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  • Workers Comp

    So, my Doctor (non-surgical ortho) that's been treating me told me today that she couldn't give me anymore injections or treatment. She wrote on my form "2ND OPINION TO DR. *****".......( marked referral). Is this good or bad? The Doctor she's ref...

    Michael’s Answer

    Depends on who the doctor to whom you have been referred is and what you mean by "good." An attorney who practices locally and does workers' comp can answer this question but would need more information.

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  • I sustained 2nd degree burns to my face at work, do I have a lawsuit?

    While at work, I was carrying a pitcher of hot water through the kitchen toward the exit only swinging exit door. The door only swings out and there is a small circular window at eye level of a person 6 ft tall. ( I am 6 ft tall) As I am holding...

    Michael’s Answer

    Not likely, but they should be covering your workers' compensation at least. Are they accepting your medical care and paying you while you can't work?

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  • Do I need an occupational atty. for an injury claim. and what do I do if company is trying to release me for return to work

    slipped and fell at truck stop in Harrisonburg va.

    Michael’s Answer

    There are too many questions your inquiry creates to tell you whether there is GA jurisdiction, whether this is workers' comp vs occupational accident, etc. Call one of the attorneys from avvo for a consultation.

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  • I was getting workman comp then I get a letter saying it was suspened because I can go back to work but I don't fill any better

    this is the state of ga job they fired me after the acident I was not the driver I have gotten workman comp for 18 month and just got a letter

    Michael’s Answer

    Welcome to the wonderful world of workers' compensation. Use your change of doctors option from the panel and your 2nd medical opinion option under OCGA 34-9-202e.

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  • Am I owed for pain and suffering?

    I had a injury at work on March 2007, I tore my three legiment in my ankle since the accident I have had 4 surgeries. Just received my last Workers Comp check this past March. My lawyer said I wasn't entitled to any money for pain and suffering or...

    Michael’s Answer

    Your lawyer is right. No pain+suffering in comp.

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  • Can I get a second opinion in a workers compensation case in Georgia? I am highly dissatisfied with this level of care.

    I was injured on the job and reported it to my employer. My employer has displayed a high level of dissatisfaction and seems as if they really could not care less to the point of agitation. I was sent to a doctor who gave me about 5 minutes of the...

    Michael’s Answer

    Yes. Oddly enough, However, the insurance adjuster may forget to tell you about this.

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