A few years ago I had a pretty bad brain injury. About 8 weeks ago I hit my head at work (part time job). I was diagnosed with a concussion and have seen specialists who still have me out of work, and for another 2 months at least. I have to attend a hearing in a few days. What should I expect? I told my employer the day I was diagnosed with a concussion (two days after the accident) because I didn’t think it was anything serve. They have been paying me lost wages on and off and denying therapies, even though multiple doctors wrote a script for it.
Why are you going to a hearing? What is the legal issue?
Ask your lawyer. If you don’t have one, you’d better get one.
This answer is intended as general information and not as specific legal advice.
I also encourage you to find a local, experienced workers' compensation attorney to help you prepare for the hearing and present your case. Because you have a head injury, it is especially important for you to get a lawyer. It's really unusual to have a hearing scheduled within 8 weeks of an industrial injury.
Attorneys who practice in this area aren't paid unless you obtain additional benefits, and most offer a free initial consultation.
Disclaimer: Please note that this answer does not constitute legal advice. It is merely intended to provide general information to aid the poster in finding answers to the problem posed. This answer does not create an attorney-client relationship. In most cases, it is best to contact an attorney directly to find answers to your problems.
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