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  • New injury.

    My back pain wouldn't stop, even after injections so I had another MRI done. Results came back showing THREE more herniated discs, this time in s1-s2, s2-s3, s3..my first MRI showed L5-s1 herniation and L3-L4 herniation...only, they didn't do my S...

    Michael’s Answer

    If the new injury can be causally related to work, yes.

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  • Workers comp. 2 herniated disc w/annual tear. 1 bulging disc...but NO surgery..I'm ready to settle and move on

    So I've had injections, IME doctor workers comp sent me to said nothing was wrong, gave me 0% disability rating. I asked to see another Doctor for another opinion, he says surgery would not benefit me and that it's "healing. He says I'm stuck with...

    Michael’s Answer

    Yes, meeting with an attorney who practices workers' comp in GA is your best bet. There are too many areas to discuss and address for a response on here.

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  • My workers compensation case has settled, how do I get a job if I don't qualify for disability and I'm still on restrictions?

    I have finally settled my workers compensation claim but not nearly for enough money to live off of for a year. Not when I have debt and bills to pay. I am still on work restrictions that limits the use of my right arm and no lifting of anything a...

    Michael’s Answer

    If by "my disability claim" you mean SSDI, you probably will be denied. When you appeal, use an SSDI attorney to help you.

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  • Workers comp

    I have a concern. My back injury (2 herniated disc, 1 in t-spine, other in lumbar w/annual tear and 1 bulging disc in lumbar), seems to have gotten worse with pain. I've had 3 injections, with increased pain afterwards, and it now seems that my pa...

    Michael’s Answer

    Sounds like the adjuster picked your IME doctor, not you. Talk to an attorney who practices workers' comp law in GA and can tell you how to get a better, more fair IME.

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  • Workers Comp

    Can my Doctor change my work restrictions whenever? I'm waiting to see another Doctor for another opinion, I just wanted to make sure she couldn't UP my restrictions before my next follow up with her?

    Michael’s Answer

    In theory, yes. Sometimes doctors will change the restrictions at the request of the insurance adjuster while you are not present (or aware of the contact).

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  • I need a worker comp lawyer

    I had a fall at work today and had to be rushed to the hospital

    Michael’s Answer

    I would talk to someone before your employer or its insurer tries to tell you where to treat.

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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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