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Loc Hoang Pham

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  • How to pick dr for worker's comp

    Please take a look. A contractor who works for me filed a worker's comp claim against me. A random dr they went to gave them some time off which is up. They asked to get another dr evaluation because they still don't feel good. I said fine but I d...

    Loc’s Answer

    Do you have workers comp insurance? You should. If you do have workers comp insurance then let your insurance company handle it. Good luck

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  • Dismissing worker's compensation case

    Hi would like to dismiss a case that was left alone by old worker. I read the CA code of regulations 10582 Inactive Cases and it says either the Board will do it or I can do it. Does anyone know if the worker needs to sign any paperwork? This per...

    Loc’s Answer

    You need to request for a dismissal from the court. You should contact an experienced attorney. Good luck!

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  • Notice to dismiss worker's compensation case

    Excontractor I worked with last year got a letter from the CA Worker's Compensation Board about dismissing a case. I'm waiting on copy of letter. She said she's ok with case getting dismissed since she recovered fine from accident. I didn't even k...

    Loc’s Answer

    You don't need to do anything with the notice. I recommend you keep the notice for your records. Good luck

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  • Can Workman comp get away with not paying even though it was their doctor who said I couldn't work?

    I was industrially injured with a full thickness tear in my right shoulder in April of 2014. The insurance denied the claim even though a MRI showed the injury which left me impaired with a very limited work ability. The job could not accommodate...

    Loc’s Answer

    Well the insurance company is responsible for your medical treatment. With regards to your backpay you can have an attorney ask the AME if you are owed any TTD. You should contact an experienced attorney. Good luck!

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  • Can they do that to me? Can they just give me 5 hours for a whole week after an accident? How does Workers Comp work?

    On Monday 11/30/15 I hurt myself at work. I sliced my finger with some equipment. I was told that I had to file an incident report with the store. I went to the ER and was glued up. I was put on Light Duty sitting by the front door greeting custom...

    Loc’s Answer

    It depends...they can discriminate against you knowing that you opened a claim. What were your hours before your accident. Talk to an experienced attorney. Good luck!

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  • Can I settle my workers comp case after I seen my QME but didn't say had reached MMI

    I was injured the past March and I have already had my deposition taken and yesterday I saw my QME but he didn't say I was MMI

    Loc’s Answer

    You can settle your case at anytime. However you should discuss your case with an experienced attorney before doing so. Good luck!

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  • Can I quit while still being on workers compensation and will they still be liable for all medical expenses that I have?

    I have been on workers compensation for 8 months, where my previous employer has not contacted me in the slightest in until a couple days ago. I was harassed and threatened to return to work with limited duty on hours that I would not do. I have b...

    Loc’s Answer

    Yes you can quit and you're employer will still be liable for your medical expenses. Make sure you consult an experienced attorney when you settle your case so that you can get maximum value. Good luck!

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  • Can an Unfavorable Medicare Set Aside /Work Comp Amount for lifetime medical be enforced.

    I settled my work comp case in 2013. I've had a failed lumbarTLIF Fusion with hardware, infection , and a Spinal Cord Stimulator implant 4 surgeries pre settlement. My 2 year average post settlement for MINIMUM medical was $100000.00. Medications,...

    Loc’s Answer

    You need an experienced attorney to review the terms of your settlement. More information is needed. Good luck

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  • How much can I ask for a knee torn meniscus

    I was working on the freeway and I slipped and fell on the edge of the pavement and injured my knee ever since the injury I have problems with my knee. PT doesn't help me all it does makes my knee injury get worse.

    Loc’s Answer

    Hello! Have you seen any QME Dr's? This is important. You need a skilled workers comp attorney to review your file. Depending on what the Dr gave you for disability and says what you're future medical care is will determine how much your case is worth. Good luck

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  • What kind of payout am I looking at for worker's compensation case

    I was hurt in a car accident while picking up some supplies for my boss. I got a sore back, sore neck like whiplash and also a problem with my lower back. Its like a pinched nerve down there. Xrays show nothing broken luckily. If I ask to settle i...

    Loc’s Answer

    As mentioned already, there's simply not enough facts to determine how much your case is worth. Highly recommend that you review your case with an experienced attorney. Good luck!

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