I recently signed a SIp Feeling that it was a low offer but taking the deal is several months ago I was in desperate need of the money. It’s been several months and I keep getting the runaround from the insurance company. They claim information was filed wrong from the company I’ve worked with.... Read more »
Injury 12/28/2017 case closed 10/17/2019 was told I didnt have anything significant and it wouldnt cause problems in my day to day. I have gotten worse pain and went to the hospital and now have sciatica. And have missed days of work already.
Worker's Comp Injury 4/2017-surgery 3-1-19, released to full duty by all doctors 7/2019-Employer has not allowed me to return to work. Keeps stalling. It is now almost January 2020-my temporary benefits are about to run out and I really want to return to work-what do I do?
You are being jacked around by your employer and you need solid representation by a competent workers compensation attorney. Don’t waste time. Most workers compensation attorneys will give you a free consultation and normally charge about 15% once the case settles.
Its very tragic to hear your story. You need to contact an experienced PI attorney that specializes in Sexual Abuse and Molestation cases. There is a new law that was recently approved in October by the Governor. It is AB 218 which basically extends the Statute of Limitations up to the age of 40....Read more »
return. He read the MRI results and then submitted it to the WC Insurance company to respond, if it was accepted or rejected. I got NO reply/response from the insurance company for SIX more months. It was declined for surgery. It stated on the report that they (insurance co) did NOT receive it... Read more »
I suggest you consult with an experienced workers compensation attorney. The whole Calif Workers Comp System is a complete Joke & Sham controlled by the insurance companies and their puppets in Sacramento. You may also contact the Calif Applicant Attorney Association and ask for a list of their...Read more »
We’re sorry to hear of your accident. From your info, I’m not sure if you were hit from behind or you hit someone from behind. In any event, if you were hit from behind, you need to exchange information and you need to take pictures of any damage. If you got hit from behind and sustained any...Read more »
We are sorry that you have gone through that unfortunate and evil experience. A personal injury lawyer that they deals with these crimes can file a personal Injury Claim against the insurance company’s minister and church. In addition, the police need to be contacted immediately so that there’s...Read more »
My surgeon released me back to work on modified but the facility says there’s no money in the budget to pay me and wc insurance is to continue. So now neither one is planning to pay me. Is this common? Is this legal? Of course the claims adjuster has offered a very low settlement. I do have an... Read more »
I highly recommend you get a Workers Comp attorney. You simply fell into the trap of thinking you could get a “reasonable settlement” without a Workers comp attorney. Look around for a Calif workers comp attorney that has experience! Good luck!
Many more facts needed. Contact a workers compensation attorney right away and ask questions. If you have not settled your case, you may have the chance to pursue your claim with the help of a experienced attorney. Good luck.
I went couple months ago due to having a child protective services case opened on me due to a domestic violence case I had with their dad I was ordered to get custody of my kids and when I want to do so and the judge told me that because I was on able to serve him that I was not able to get custody... Read more »
You need to speak to an experienced family law attorney right away. Many offer free consultations and offer different payment options. You need someone on your side that will be proactive and aggressively fight for your rights.
I have C spine and L spine injuries. I am rated at 32% by DEU and final doctor report states I will need back surgery (fusion in C spine). I elected CNR as I hate the workers comp system. The City of Carlsbad has offered $38,000. This dollar amount seems extremely low and I doubt it would cover... Read more »
There offer is way too low!! You need to call and meet with an experienced workers comp attorney. I have settled these type of cases as high five to seven-figures if there are third party civil components. Every case is different. As a prior workers comp claims adjuster and working in the work comp...Read more »
It might be related. I suggest you speak to a experienced workers comp attorney right away. There are alot of issues and questions. Is your wc case open? Do you have an attorney? At what stage are you in your workers comp claim? Have you seen a QME?...and so on.
It all depends in the medical reports, final diagnosis, prognosis, impairment ratings, restrictions, and many other important factors that can be addressed by your workers' compensation attorney. In addition, the insurance adjuster has the right to obtain a state panel qualified medical examiner to...Read more »
Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.
The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.
Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.