It has been over a year in which the referral for a reevaluation was submitted through the Orthopedic Practice. Sedgwick has completely ignored the request. Initial surgery for carpal and cubital tunnel syndrome failed due to delay of two years fighting Sedgwick to approve the surgery. The current... Read more »
8 years! your attorney needs to answer these questions for you. if you dont have an attorney, i see why your getting nowhere. we cant answer your question about Sedgwick's "requirement" to use the UR process without more info. work comp is very complex, as you well know. however an...Read more »
you may have to see the PQME a third time. your missing the big picture. you need a good treating doctor and forget the PQME. if you have no attorney, get one. it costs nothing up front or out of pocket and the fees are 15% of the settlement. if you have no attorney, your enemy the insurance...Read more »
No one in My California Attorney Staff is Not helping Me with Not Any Kind of Information? I have Relocated Across Country. The Hospital or NEither Neuro Specialist will Not Help because it is California Workers Comp Case?
the answer depends on the level of funcional losses you are suffering from. work comp may be required to provide any special needs you have so long as your treating doctor documents the need and that the need relates to your work injury at least in part. things such as personal help at home with...Read more »
My Given Neurosurgeon force this type of Surgery Failed. "FBBS". He Admitted a "Failed Back Surgery Syndrome" he Said. It Caused Me a Brand New Constant Injury to My Left Shoulder. Nitely and Daily. Bicep and Down Arm to Hand and Fingers. Headaches. "Cervical... Read more »
you need to do both. seek the advice of another doctor, consider a med mal case and go for PTD if you cant reasonable return to suitable gainful employment due to the injury. if you have past injuries or any other health conditions, an SIBTF case should be considered as well. call an experienced...Read more »
I have 3 Disc's Herniations in My Neck. Severe Levels of Foramina. Post Neck Surgery. Operative Report List the Same Findings. Pre and Post Findings. The Same. No Cure No Relieve. My Attorney and AME Med Legal Refuse to Put this in Any Medical Reports. I also attend a IME whom wrote He has... Read more »
so you injured your back at work and the doctors AND your attorney are not agreeing with you? why would your attorney not want to add the back? he makes more money if a bad back is part of your case. and you have an IME? you need to discuss this issue with your attorney. if your attorney is not...Read more »
I Was forced to Relocate back to Hometown by Defense Tactics. I have a Very Severe Spinal Cord Compression Case. With Failed Spinal Neck Syndrome. FBSS. I Presently have 3 Herniated Disc's and Severe Foramina Stenosis. Experimental Surgery the Neurosurgeon Perform without Informing Me... Read more »
Thank you for your comments and I am sorry to hear you are gong through this. Surgery is certainly supposed to improve you. You are describing a possible medical malpractice that requires a specialist attorney to discuss this with you. you should consult a medical malpractice attorney immediately,...Read more »
why do you want to go to the government for help? i would suggest you get your own medical eval to address your dispute with the AME. this is how you attack another doctor on his own terms. let the doctors fight it out. this is how you get it done! use your treating work comp doctor to say how the...Read more »
you did not ask a question but i can infer that you feel your attorney does not agree you are PTD (permanently totally disabled). you dont tell us any details so i can offer much here. PTD due to work injury or combination of work injury and non work injury issues to support an SIBTF case for 100%...Read more »
Wow that's alot of stuff I know nothing about. I'd rather just get an attorney and let them handle it I don't think I have to do anything because I got hurt at work they should be sending me work on paperwork to fill out not three packets of disability excetera. So how am I supposed... Read more »
On April 9th I got injured at work my work to give me disability paperwork for my doctor to fill outmy dotor. Filed it out Send it back to them then they say oh no this is. A workers comp case stop seeing your doctor stop Physical Therapy stop orthopedic surgeon u have to see pour doctor called my... Read more »
I authorized workman's compensation insurance company "A" to access my medical record from medical provider "B." The authorization had a specific date range and limitation on types of records that could be disclosed. Company A submitted a forged authorization form that was... Read more »
Hire a work comp attorney to assist you with your case. this can easily be avoided and you will get better medical care through an attorney doctor referral to a doctor who is known to be an injured worker advocate rather than a friend of the insurance bottom line. also you will get expert analysis...Read more »
you hire an attorney to help you throught the process and especially to set you up with a fair and unbiaed doctor who eventualy writes a final report upon which is based a fair and accurate stipulation. if you signed a stipulation with no attorney to advise you, then you get what you got and do...Read more »
Mal practice forced me to let him go so close to my settlement hearing case has been open over 5 years had 2 MRI 2 nerve scans done never got any results back never was giving a primary doc that would except me without the results to my tests I collected workmens comp 2 years with basically no... Read more »
you should let the judge know that you would like some time to find a new lawyer. a judge will nealry always give you time to find a new attorney as they dont want you to represent your self, unless you have done this several times already. it sounds like maybe you just endured a non responsive...Read more »
In 2016 my head injury was declared permanent and stationary but my back injury was not declared permanent and stationary until after a surgery and rehab in 2019. The insurance company ended my temp disability in 2016 and started giving me permanent disability, but shouldn't TD have continued... Read more »
you can actually receive more than 104 weeks in limited circumstances, if your injury is very serious. A head trauma certainly can be very serious. and you are correct that you are entitled to TTD, up to the legal limit, until you are no longer TTD. so if you body part is P&S but another is...Read more »
WC now wants my med. records. How far back am I required to realease? Have I damaged my case w/ WC by trying to deal with it privately before? I had heard horror stories about WC and didn't want to have that experience. Thank you.
the answer is a reasonable time. its best to consult with an experienced work comp attorney and hire one to represent you and help you through the process. it costs nothing out of pocket and fees are limited to 15% of the settlement amount. its well worth it to have a professional by your side and...Read more »
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