Assuming that your Workers Compensation Claim has been accepted by the Workers Compensation Carrier and you would otherwise be entitled to Wage Loss Benefits, as opposed to merely accepting a "Medical Only" Claim the answer to your question will depend upon whether, or not, the physical...View More
Because I am still having pain. My hours were cut drastically when I returned. If I go out again would I get the original amount of $ or would they revise the amount according to the few hours I work now ? Also, can I get back pay for the hours that they took from me?
After having a few days off(required by their workers compensation doctor) if you are still in pain, what happens next? My HR people are very slow to help with the Specialist I need to see under that umbrella.
In order to be eligible for wage loss benefits, after sustaining a work-related injury, you must miss at least 7 days from work. If you are out of work more than 7 days, you would then receive wage loss benefits for days 8 through 13 and if out of work 2 weeks, your entitlement to wage loss...View More
The same vocational evidence meaning my education and transfer skill, work experience has not changed. The only thing that changes is the Vocational Expert opinion that I could make more money. Employer is asking the WCJ to rerule on a case already adjudicated in a more harsh manner.... View More
Unfortunately, the Workers Compensation Carrier is entitled to file "serial" Petitions as long as they can show a change in condition and the subsequent Petitions are not barred by the doctrine of res judicata; i.e. litigating that which has previously been litigated.
The issue of receiving wage loss benefits is somewhat tricky. If you have returned to work after a work-related injury and your Claim has been accepted by the Workers Compensation Carrier you are only entitled to wage loss benefits for missing time from work if the medical provider or physical...View More
As long as you sustained an injury that occurred while in the course and scope of your Employment with your Employer you would be eligible for Workers Compensation Benefits. If you do not lose any time from work, you would be eligible for medical benefits. If your injury resulted in your inability...View More
Unfortunately, it is difficult to answer your question without further information.
If you sustained a work-related injury and your Employer does not have Workers Compensation, you can always attempt to "settle" your Workers Compensation Claim with your Employer, however, it is...View More
If I go through workers compensation, will it affect my record for the future opportunities for similar jobs? Would I lose my current job that I got injured while doing if I go to workers compensation for medical attention?
I am sorry to hear about the injury that you have recently suffered while in the course and scope of your employment. It is illegal for your Employer to fire you in retaliation for instituting a Claim for Workers Compensation Benefits, however, unless you are a Union Employee, you may be Terminated...View More
I have been using Lyft or Uber to get to injury related appts as well as food shopping. Now I have been offered sedentary position at work. If my work injury prevents me from driving shouldn't workers comp provide transportation. Lyft and Uber cost a fortune. I spent 90 dollars for my first... View More
I was walking from my job and got A-sharp pain down my leg that proceeded into my foot then 1/2 my foot got numb I want to the ER with my supervisor following Monday workman's comp called me and made me do it recorded statements I was told after he was done recording about it would be the... View More
I am sorry to hear about the problems that you are having with your alleged work-related injury and that after speaking with the Claims Adjuster, the Workers Compensation Carrier for your Employer has advised you that they will deny your Claim.
was injured on the job had two surgerys for my shoulder/arm (right) still not fixed now on dr #2 first dr left practice in more pain now than I was before his two surgerys and my arm is still not fixed.
I am sorry to hear about the problems that you are having with your work-related injury, however, as you indicate that you are represented by an Attorney, these questions would best be posed to your current Lawyer.
With that stated, there is a line of cases that holds if you refuse...View More
I recently got stitches in my hand from on the job accident. However doctor put me on light duty for a week. Iam per diem but scheduled for friday and they took me off the schedule without pay. I did get treated under workers comp.I've been with this employer for 10 years. What do i do?
In order to be eligible for Wage Loss Benefits pursuant to the Pennsylvania workers Compensation Act, as amended, one must miss at least one week of work. If you miss between 8 and 13 days, you would only be eligible for those missed days. If your work-related injury results in your missing 14...View More
Case settled in 2016 I received a medical bill which was incurred while on workman comp I notified my attorney. It has been 3 months since I notified my attorney he keeps saying his paralegal is going to take care of it. In the meantime I have been sent to collections. It seems to me he is just... View More
My boyfriend is a mechanic that works for Firestone. He recently got his hand crushed underneath a tire machine. His employers only gave him one health care provider and he wants to get a second opinion on his injury. Is he able to go to his own primary doctor considering that his job only gave him... View More
In order to control an injured worker's medical treatment the Employer is required to establish a list of designated physicians including at least 6 medical providers identifying specific positions. Said List of Designated Physicians must be posted at a readily accessible place at the...View More
Again, sir, I am sorry to hear about the problems that you are having with regards to an alleged work-related injury, however, it is unclear from your question as to what has occurred, and what remedy you are seeking.
I once again urge you to contact an Attorney who is a Certified...View More
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