I’m a 20 years old student. I just arrived in Michigan with J-1 visa, program named work and travel USA. On the first day, when I was riding a bike, on my way home from work, I fall down and broke my leg. Doctors say that I need surgery but they can’t do it locally on the island. I should see the bone doctor in another city. There are no cars on the island, I can’t walk and of course work. I have nobody there to take care of me. I asked program organizer company to help me with the transportation to the NYC, where my cousin lives, but they refused any help. They only say that I should go back to my country . I didn’t see the doctor and I even don’t have cast on my leg. When I was coming to the USA , I knew that I had insurance and contract and I would be safe. Is it legal from the organization to send me back home with broken leg without any help?
Well it sounds like you can’t sue anyone for your injury because there is no negligence involved. Beyond asking for your family back home to help you, you can just present yourself to an Emergency Room off the island and they will at least treat you on an emergency basis. Good luck!
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