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Diana I. Castrillon

Sunrise Car / Auto Accident Lawyer.

Contributor Level 7
  1. Can I take legal actions against my workers comp doctor for discrimination and failing to administer a standard of care?

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Robert David Shapiro
    2. Diana I. Castrillon
    2 lawyer answers

    Unfortunately Florida Workers Compensation is notorious for this type of treatment by "insurance company doctors." You really need to see a doctor who is going to be on your side. A licensed adn experienced attorney can assist you in weeding through the insurance company doctors and finding a doctor who is going to be looking out for your best interests - THIS DOCTOR IS OBVIOUSLY NOT. I can help. Feel free to call me for a free consultaiton at (877)215-3529 The response given is not...

  2. Is employee covered under workers compensation on while traveling on company business

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Dennis Michael Phillips
    2. Robert David Shapiro
    3. Kenneth Brian Schwartz
    4. Diana I. Castrillon
    4 lawyer answers

    The quick answer is that you should be covered but these cases are difficult to handle on your own. I strongly recommend that you hire an attorney. However, I will tell you that there is a seminal case in Workers Compensation where an employee while staying at a hotel on company business, hit her head when jumping into the pool to swim for leisure and she was covered because she was only there because her job required her to be there and that leisure activities are reasonably anticipated. I...

  3. If you get a work related injury that becomes long term and you have long term disability is long term added on top of the wc

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Robert David Shapiro
    2. Diana I. Castrillon
    2 lawyer answers

    After having practiced Workers Compensation for nearly ten years both representing insurance companies and now, representing injured workers such as yourself, I can tell you that you seem to have a case (maybe even two cases) Long term disability is a private insurance and usually every policy is different, but generally you cannot receive BOTH workers comp indemnity benefits AS WELL AS disability benefits. There is usually a set off which allows you to collect the greater of the two figures....