I punctured my right hand while at work. There was nerve damage. My employer has been paying for my medical appointments so far, but I have basically been given the choices of living with it or having surgery to repair the nerve as best as possible (but not back to normal). Do I have any other options?
You should get an attorney to handle your claim. You are entitled to choose your own doctors and the course of treatment. In a worker's compensation claim, you are entitled to payment of medical bills, mileage to your doctor's appointments, temporary total disability benefits while unable to work, permanency benefits, among others.
You need to file a formal claim with the Worker's Compensation Commission if you have not already done so. Consult with a lawyer to discuss your claim.
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Wow, do you need a worker's comp attorney. These cases are complex and a good experienced wc attorney can get you all the money you are entitled to. Not having one will leave money on the table you won't get that you could have. And you don't pay them a big % like a car accident. Find one you'll see what I mean. Go. Don't wait any more
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