I injured my back while on duty and have a qualifying Worker's Comp claim and currently receiving treatment. I just received a notice that a "LOA has been requested on my behalf" stating that my LOA started the day after my injury (which was 1 1/2...
By leave of absence are you referring to family medical leave act FMLA if that is your question no he cannot force you to do that. FMLA will provide job security for up to 12 weeks it won't provide you with any income they just can't let you go within the 12 week.See question
lifted a gas tank, company doctor says not work related hospital where he send me to says it was work related didnt really care if it was or not to start with but now im nervouse that i might be at risk of losing job, Work put me on light duty but...
I am quite curious... why did your employer feel i was not work related if you were in fact at work when the injury occurred? If that is not the case then how did the injury occur?
If in fact you got hurt on the job or doing a job related task, you have a workers compensation claim.. period.
If your employer takes a retaliatory stance against you and threatens to fire you because you either got injured on the job or in fact file a work comp claim that in itself may be grounds for a separate action against the employer called a Labor Code 132a which would provide you with increased benefits if you win.
Check out the workers compensation attorney's listed on Avvo, read the reviews and make your decision.See question
The man in question states he literally knows nothing about any complaints filed against me on behalf of himself and says he is willing to tell the truth.. he said he respects me..can a job accuse me of a crime if theres no victim?
Clearly somebody said something regarding you and starting it would be very hard to believe that your company just made it up out of thin air. Most likely somebody is lying to you regarding them making a complaint against you.See question
My back is injured and I wanted to take a greyhound to get away for a few days as i have not had any getaway in years i spend most of the time in bed. i noticed when i do go to my doctor appointments i have been followed alot recently by the inves...
Not really, people travel for many reasons ...some times they have to respond to family emergencies or family commitments ....if it comes up in a deposition the defense attorney will ask rather probing questions regarding what you actually did on the trip and if you volunteer you were having the time of your life while collecting disability benefits.... it won't go well.See question
Every treatment has been tried and failed and surgery is the last option. Just wondering what happens if it gets denied by workmans comp
if the treatment gets denied by Utilization Review, your next option is to have your attorney apply for IMR.. independent medical review which is the next step in the appeal of a denial... frankly IMR in many instances is a rubber stamp approval of the UR denial but every so often lawyers get lucky and the treatment is approved.See question
my employer is stating that I am NOT fit for work until I am seen at their medical clinic for treatment and they are not allowing me to work whatsoever. I never signed anything agreeing to this. I feel I should be allowed to see my primary care ph...
They are entitled to send you to their doctors for the first appointment / exam in most instances unless you predesignated a doctor for work injuries priorSee question
i am not sure my attorney has my best interest at heart
As for my client so I generally check with the defense attorney to see if anything is going to be accomplished at the MSC if they're going to stall us or request some other proceeding then there's no reason for me to waste my clients time just sitting there at the court while the two attorneys hash things out so trust your attorneySee question
I was injured driving my company carrier van and flipped over on the freeway. The tow man and the police both said it had to be because my load was over the max weight limit. I went to emergency and have been out of work for a month. I fax over al...
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.
I'm a truck driver with 15 years experience and have worked 6 years at my current employer. Three weeks ago, I felt pain in my right knee while exiting the truck. I reported it to my employer and was sent to see a doctor. I was placed on modifi...
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 dutySee question
I was injured at work my meniscus was torn. I had surgery last April, had therapy for a month or so. Then the Dr. Sent me back to work. I told him I couldn't, I felt I wasn't better, he ignored me. I haven't met with my attorney, I have only been ...
Why anyone would hire an attorney without first meeting with them face to face is incomprehensible. Find a great workers company attorney who will
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