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Brian Heath Crockett

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  • Is the lawyers fee accessed aginst the whole settled amount or lawyers fee is accessed after workmans comp get paid 1st??

    just received a settlement and i had a lien against me (workmans comp) the insurance lien gets paid 1st and then the lawyer access there fee after workmans comp get paid, this is what i was told by my accountant?? is the true??

    Brian’s Answer

    No. The contingency fee is governed by contract, but it is normally based on total recovery.

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  • Do i need a workers comp lawyer to get a settlement or a lawyer to sue the company its self?

    My husband was recently hurt at work. Running a machine. This particular machine has to be running during cleaning process. At least that's how they trained him. His arms got caught up in it and from his hands all the way up to his elbows both arm...

    Brian’s Answer

    You definitely need a lawyer to find out who is responsible for your husband's injuries. You may have a case against employer, temp company, manufacturer of the machine. Given that thos has already happened once, there may even be a punitive claim. These are usually handled on contingency basis.

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  • What can I do about getting injured at work

    I got hit in the head with a wire cable at work

    Brian’s Answer

    You need to find out if your employer has workers comp or not. Have you reported the injury? Whats the name of your employer company?

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  • Can i sue my employer for workers comp retaliation

    Slipped and fell at work tore ligaments in my ankle on first day on job. Saw company doctor put me in ankle brace doc told me not to walk on it or stand. My employer put me on light duty i was injured on march 5 2015 and fired on april 9 2015

    Brian’s Answer

    Who was your employer? Thats pretty quick fire. You might have a good case.

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  • Why would an at fault party in a car accifdent hire an attorney?

    I have hired my own personal injury attorney and it seems the other driver that was a fault has alsoo hired an attorney. What would they get an attorney for? What would happen if the defendant lied about the series of events and what kind of tact...

    Brian’s Answer

    The other driver did not hire a lawyer. Insurance company is defending the case to protect its money from paying you.

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  • Work injury

    My husband got "laid off no light duty" after receiving an injury at work, he was a truck driver and reported the injury when it occurred. They gave him the run around and told him to go to his dr or er and get it checked out on the insurance.

    Brian’s Answer

    Was there anything the company did that caused your husband to be injured? If so, then you need to find out if the company has workers comp. A lot of big companies lie to their employees and tell them they do... when they dont.

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  • What can I do.. I was hide with a mower over a year ago.. I got a broke toe and my upper back is painful. .

    The police has done anything to him. He was drunk at the time... I has 6 witnesses. They havent talk to the witness at all. I call them and they tell me he's going to turn it to county attorney. And I called them and they havent gotta any thing ...

    Brian’s Answer

    The county attorney works for the county. He helps protect their interest. You need your own lawyer who can sue the guy or gal on the lawn mower.

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  • Hi my question is if someone got hurt at work and the job didn't have workers compensation can you sue the company

    The reason I ask if you could sue is because the company has not paid any of your bills and you need surgery for the injury and you have paid everything what can this person do oh yea we called a lawyer but only works for workers compensation we w...

    Brian’s Answer

    There are a lot of firms like mine that handle Non-sub cases. The first thing you need to do is look at your employee handbook. Does it have mandatory arbitration? That governs what you do next.

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  • No Workers Comp -work injury

    My husband broke his leg while he was at work at a mattress company in December '14. The company he works for does not provide workers comp and does not have any signs posted in the workplace stating so. They promised us they would pay for all the...

    Brian’s Answer

    Be very careful. Depending on the language in the insirance policy, they can recoup their money for treatmebt first. There are real horror stories of injured victims signing settlement releases for an agreed amount. Then immediately after, when you think you are getting that amount the company I forms you that 90% of the settlemebt is going to pay your medicald and that $90k you thought you were getting is now less than $7k.Make sure you know if the check you are getting is separate from the medicals being paid.

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  • Can I sue my employer for a on the job injury which was cause by a machine which another employee was controlling at the time?

    My job is to make sure the material is in place and the other employee that's controlling the machine have to make sure that I'm clear from the machine. He never asked was I clear and came down on my arm.

    Brian’s Answer

    Yes. so long as the company did not have workers comp. its more common than you think and don't believe the company even if they tell you they have wc. Look at nonsubscriberlawyers.com for free search tool to see of your company has wc. if they don't, you can sue you employer for yoir coworkers negligence.

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