What exactly does that mean and how is that compensated thru workers comp? I don't understand what these ratings mean and is there a compensation for it? This Was not done by my doctor but I was sent by WC to an outside source. Is this something I...
Yes you are entitled to money for your ratings. You should talk to a lawyer ASAP about settling your case before you find other employment.See question
Can i opt out of my settlement and proceed with my surgery?
You can opt out of settlement if do so before Board approval. In terms of your surgery, that depends if Insurer will voluntarily authorize. You should talk to a lawyer ASAPSee question
I've been in treatment with a particular doctor under workers comp since January. After my visit last week, he gave me a follow up appt for today (which was written on the physcian assesment paper and an appt card). As I arrived for my appt, 2 of ...
The doctor does not have to treat you, but you can request a new doctor. You should talk to a WC lawyer ASAP.See question
what are my rights? I was injured on the job that I was working through a temp agency - broke ankle 2 places in cast. released for light duty so temp agency is making me come in to their office to shuffle papers and they stuck me in a utility ...
Definitely do not quit. That sounds like what they are trying. Need talk to lawyer ASAP to address light duty work with doctor and employer.See question
I was having a particularly stressful day at work when I started to feel light headed. I ended up fainting and falling to the floor. My manager failed to call an ambulance for me even though I was passed out for about five minutes. He then proceed...
It's good your employer did file a claim. It's likely however the insurance company will fight the claim arguing your injury did not arise out of your employment.See question
I've been injured, still reporting to work on light duty for 10 months now. My question is, how long do I have to actually file a claim and settle? Again, I haven't missed any work days, or received ANY benefits other than my medical treatments, b...
You have one year from your injury to file a claim. Settlement is voluntary for both sides. I would suggest you contact a lawyer ASAPSee question
I fell at my old job last Oct. I injured my right knee ND left elbow..
You should be able to file a workers comp claim, but you need to do within a year of your injury.See question
Not working bankruptcy wants all of the settlement.
You should discuss with your bankruptcy and WC lawyer. I know that in some instances WC proceeds are exempt from bankruptcy.See question
I was loading a truck and the driver pulled the truck away and I went out the building on the forklift and when they checked the safety locks someone had tied them down I contacted a lawyer then. Months went by with no contact from me to him ,or h...
I would recommend you try to make an appointment to sit down and talk to your lawyer. If still no response, you can find another lawyer to handle.See question
Worked for over 15 years. Not concesdent
I'm not sure if you have already filed your claim? I would suggest you talk to an attorney ASAP. There may be statute of limitations issues.See question