Judge's decision does not reflect demeanor at trial- sounds like brief from Insurance company attorney- personal attack on claimant & lots of misinformation.
No, the opposing counsel didn't write the ALJ's award, but the ALJ may have borrowed some language from that attoney's brief or may have chosen to believe the arguments made by the opposing counsel instead of your counsel's.
Sorry your hearing did not go well; see if your attorney thinks you have grounds to appeal.See question
I had a finger tore off at work and was told not to file it under workmans comp or they would shut the business down .
I would file it anyway. Assuming there is comp insurance, it doesn't matter if the company shuts down, but that's probably a lie anyway.See question
Settlement being approved they were submitted on March 14th
Your attorney should tell you. If you don't have one, you can check with the State Board or the adjuster to see.
Afterward, make sure they pay in 20 days, or you get an extra 20%.
I was hurt at work 9march 2016. I hurt my back pulling a trash bag from a can. I went to AppleCare in accordance with Houston county board of education policy. I saw a dr. H don't remember full name and she advised me to come back in a week. She a...
1- pick up the phone
2- call an attorney listed on avvo as practicing workers' comp law
3- talk to the attorney
After signing settlement papers for workman's comp I didn't have to have a lawyer
It takes a week or two for the State Board of Workers' Compensation to approve the stipulation. Then, they will pay you within 20 days to avoid a penalty.See question
If a workers comp case has been heard by a judge and the outcome was not in you favor. But the attorney you had was less willing to help after court so you release them off the case. Why is it so hard to find another attorney. I spoke with worker...
Call the local bar association for a referral or reach out to someone on Avvo here.See question
Job gave me light duty for three days and is now trying to take me off me because it was an injury that happened on the job two months ago I wanted for them to let me see a doctor of theirs but they kept beating around the bush my injury got so ba...
They want you to kill your case by requesting a regular duty release? Don't do that. And don't ever lie to your doctor. Sounds like a great employer you have!See question