I have been declared total permanently disabled. And recieve a weekly payment.
answered on Dec 9, 2019
In a contingent fee case, the attorney is generally paid either from the settlement or from the award at trial. If the matter goes to trial and no compensation is awarded, then the attorney would not be paid attorney fees, although the client might still be responsible for some court costs (expert... Read more »
answered on Nov 29, 2016
They can and at some point will want to but if they don't know what the answer will be don't want to just do it and have the doctor say "it's not related." You should contact a member of the Nebraska Assn of Trial Attorneys who handles workers compensation if you don't already have a lawyer.
If it wasn't completely diagnosed until after the court date can I do an appeal on the case
answered on Nov 29, 2016
Talk to a member of the Nebraska Assn of Trial Attorneys who handles workers comp ASAP--they give free consults.
An employee while on leave was told he will probably need to get better sooner. The company will need to train others if he's not back soon. This sounds like the employer is threatening his job due to his disability.
answered on Mar 6, 2013
Workers' compensation does not protect an employee job while he or she is recovering and is on "medical leave." However, there might be other laws, which are beyond the scope of workers' compensation law, that might protected an injured worker's job such as the Family and... Read more »
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