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  • Are weekends included for turn around days for workers comp. (20 days)

    I am awaiting a check from workers comp, are weekends included in the 20 days.

    Laura’s Answer

    yes they are included in the 20 days

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  • What can be done about me still pursuing my workers compensation claim because I am still injured?

    The lawyer that I chose to pursue my workers compensation claim has not been in touch with me for weeks and I can't get ahold of him.

    Laura’s Answer

    I would recommend you ask for a meeting. If you still cannot speak to your lawyer, I would suggest you try to find a new one.

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  • Do I have a case?

    I work at SAMs club and I recently pulled my back and got a heniated disc for having to transfer h2o. I'm on workers comp but I have to miss work to go to appt and lose money I could be working for. There are 2 other coworkers who have done the sa...

    Laura’s Answer

    Yes you definitely have a case and should quickly try to change your doctor. I would suggest you call a lawyer on this ASAP.

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  • Will I still be able to get my injury seen about even though I'm not at the job where I got injured?

    I left the job where I was injured because I could never get in touch with the lawyer that took my case. But I'm still injured.

    Laura’s Answer

    Yes your claim does not end because you left your job. However, it does potentially affect your entitlement to benefits. You need to consult with lawyer ASAP.

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  • Co-worker negligently injured me. Workers' comp is denying claim. HELP!

    I was at work when a co-worker was expressing frustration. He threw a ladder into the air and it landed on my right knee. I reported it to my employer and we filed a report. The ladder busted my right knee pretty good. Doctor said I need surge...

    Laura’s Answer

    Yes workers' compensation should cover this. Talk to a lawyer ASAP to file a claim.

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  • I received a total lei right knee rating of 30% a total WPI right knee rating of 12% and a whole person impairment 12% from WC

    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...

    Laura’s Answer

    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.

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  • Workers compensation

    Can i opt out of my settlement and proceed with my surgery?

    Laura’s Answer

    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 ASAP

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  • About workers comp doctors?

    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 ...

    Laura’s Answer

    The doctor does not have to treat you, but you can request a new doctor. You should talk to a WC lawyer ASAP.

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  • Working light duty temp agency - put me in a utility closet

    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 ...

    Laura’s Answer

    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.

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  • Why did my employer file a workers comp claim for me?

    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...

    Laura’s Answer

    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.

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