I am awaiting a check from workers comp, are weekends included in the 20 days.
yes they are included in the 20 daysSee question
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.
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.See question
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...
Yes you definitely have a case and should quickly try to change your doctor. I would suggest you call a lawyer on this ASAP.See question
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.
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.See question
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...
Yes workers' compensation should cover this. Talk to a lawyer ASAP to file a claim.See question
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