If you are still qualified for temporary disability and the doctor has submitted the necessary forms/reporting to the insurance company, the insurance company must pay you an additional 10 percent of the payment, if the claims administrator sends a payment late.
I work for a mechanical contractor, and this happened before work, on the job site property. I told my foreman, and he said to go home if I was hurting, I told him I would be ok and just needed a minute. I continued to work for about three hours, I was still in a LOT of pain and decided I should... Read more »
Based on further facts, this may be a workers' compensation matter however you should definitely consult with an experienced workers' compensation attorney. Work injury lawyers provide free consultations and it could as simple as a phone call.
If you are represented by an attorney, the insurance company and their attorneys are NOT ALLOWED to speak with you without your attorney's presence or permission. If you have an attorney, there should be no reason to call the adjuster directly. EVERYTHING should be handled through your attorney.
If your employer/insurance company has a medical provider network, MPN, you are to treat with the doctors within their network. However there are exceptions: going to the emergency room, if your case is denied, if the doctor within a specific specialty is not in the network, or the doctor is too...Read more »
my stepson is out on workman's comp the business (Yosemite park) is temp shut down due to fires in northern California. Should they continue to be pay him workman's comp since he has not yet had surgery even though they are temporarily closed? they seem to be dragging their feet on his... Read more »
Payment of temporary disability (TD) benefits is based on the medical reports provided by the primary treating physician (PTP) and his or her determination. Regardless of the business now being open or not. An injured worker MAY get up to 104 weeks of TD based on the doctor's reporting....Read more »
I am employed through a return to work program and am paid by my Employer. I have had two surgeries and I am still in pain and due to that I am on modified duty. I just want to know if the 104 weeks apply to me.
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