Injured at work, broken hip, 5 months later still unable to walk, without a walker and under doctors care. They think it might be nerve damage, but have no true diagnosis yet.
To the point, if you are totally and permanently disabled then you can recover up to a maximum of 500 weeks of compensation. There are some exceptions to that general rule (i.e. brain injury, paralysis, etc.). However, in a permanent and total disability case you may have to hire a vocation expert, get the doctor's to dot the "I" and cross the "t" properly.See question
My husband was injured at work almost a year ago. He has had the same lawyer throughout. We never feel like we know what is going on with his case. For instance- About 6 weeks ago we sat down with him for the 1St time because we had questions. We ...
Short answer yes. I always encourage clients to try and work out their issues with lawyer first but if not then, you retain the absolute right to select a lawyer.
As for the fee. Your share is the 2/3 minus any costs. If there was an offer extended then your new lawyer may have to share fee with previous lawyer. You won't ha e to pay 1/3 to each though.See question
My co-worker and I was running a errand for the company and my co-worker went to back into a park, and a lady back up into her car. The lady gets out to apologize said she was going to get her insurance information and drove off. We was able to ge...
Potentially you can do both but also workers comp if on the job and company has 4 or more employees. You may also have a claim against your own insurance for uninsured motorist or underinsured motorist. So there are 4-5 possibke ways to go. Might want to take advantage of a free consult with a lawyer to hammer out the best way for you...See question
I was hit by a drunk driver head on a couple of nights ago. My truck is not totaled but it has at least $8,000 worth in damage. Come to find out she has no insurance. I nor did she receive any injuries, I believe I have some whiplash but I am goin...
By law South Carolina requires all insurance companies to provide uninsured motorist coverage on every vehicle for this very reason. Call your insurance company and send them a copy of the FR-10 accident report. Your company will take care of itSee question
Leting them right now but don't think it is a good idea
Terrible terrible terrible idea. Nothing can make them pay, if they get expensive then they stop and then insurance company denies.
I can't stress enough how awful of an idea this would be.workers comp is in place r for a reason- to protect the injured worker.See question
back injury on job being treated now my auto accident tore my acl knee workers comp wants to stop my treatment with injury in 2012
Having s little trouble following the dates but if you had a car accident after your work comp injury with injury to same body part then it "can". Get with a lawyer ASAP so you can try and prevent your benefits from stopping based upon a "subsequent intervening accident".See question
He blew a stop sign and T-boned a car with his truck. He fled the scene. I do not know if the other driver sustained injuries. He went to a gas station and called his friend. When the police got there he was arrested for a DUI but did not blow, ca...
this would be better posted in the tcriminal law sectionSee question
I was recently in car accident and I was thrown out of car I'm 14 weeks pregnant I have a broken nose and really bad whiplash. Haven't been told.if I will have to have surgery yet on my nose. Should I get a lawyer or let the insurance company try ...
Insurance company is NOT your friend. Take advantage of a free consult with an attorney. Can't hurt...See question
My child's father had a very bad accident that caused him to be injured on his job in 2014. His injuries was so bad he almost died and was hospitalized for months.
Not until he reaches a medical plateau. The doctors determine this. From the time you actually settle your case is can take 2-4 weeks to finalize everything.See question
I'm on Workers comp and was laid off. I was asked to sign an attractive severance agreement with a release of all claims.
I agree with Kenny BUT if you've been laid off why would you sign anything? Who does that benefit other than your employer?See question