If you feel fully capable of returning to work on full duty and get this promotion within the window of opportunity convince the doctor that you are capable of returning to full duty he should have no reservations about doing that since you are the patient and it's your position that you can do the job. It is always a refreshing surprise when an injured worker insists on going back to work full duty
Why anyone would hire an attorney without first meeting with them face to face is incomprehensible. Find a great workers company attorney who will
Meet with you. Check the attorney ratings and reviews on AVVO.COM and find the right lawyer.
Sometimes it just takes the adjuster a while to put the file together to put the settlement documents together if it's over their authority to get approval from the superior for the settlement a lot of times of things beyond our control even if you had a lawyer they happened and we just roll with it if they want to settle the case they are going to settle it and to an adjuster there is no better file then a closed file.
I could not agree more with mr. epperly.
His option 3 .., get a good work comp atty is the soundest advice for you.
Look at the Avvo.com list of attorneys in your area and pick one with solid track performance snd positive reviews.
You should have an attorney follow up on enforcement of the award I take it by the nature of your question that you don't have an attorney if you have an attorney the award would have been taken care of by now or your attorney would have taken those people back into court and would have received penalties and sanctions for the lack of follow-through on the original order
The value of your claim is not directly related to the amount of money spent on your medical treatment the value is generally determined by the permanent and stationary report of your primary treating physician and if the defendants want to go to ame or a panel QME to dispute the primary treating physicians report they will have a second report to base your PERMANENT DISABILITY upon. You may hear term whole person impairment used to describe your Disabilty. But that whole person impairment is...
Good morning negligence is not the first thing I would consider the first thing I would do is file a workers compensation claim and then during the discovery process a lawyer would ascertain what the risk factors were and if the lawyer believed that there was a strong probability for robbery at this location that the owner should have realized it did not prepare for it may rise to the level of what we call serious and willful
Go to the information and assistance officer at the local workers compensation appeals board in Hayward.
The I and A officer will assist non represented injured workers at not charge and will walk you through the process. There are generally two ways to settle work comp cases. 1. Stipulation and Award which is where you are paid permanent disability on a bi-weekly basis for a statutory amount approximately $230 per week depending upon your pre injury income level. This money is paid till the...