You should either file with your local Commission or have an attorney in your area assit you in doing so. If the insurance company/employer will not voluntarily do what they are supposed to do by law, then you have to move before your Commission seeking an Order making them.
First, the 3% you were given by your doctor is likely impairment (which is a medical determination) and not disability (which is a legal determination). Your disability is likely greater than your impairment. If your doctor is recommending future medical treatment you usually should not settle...View More
Each state WC system is different so you need to contact an attorney in your area. The initial consultation is usually free and make sure you establish this up front. In many states like South Carolina where I practice, you are covered on your break as long as there is no "substantial...View More
There may be a pro-bono (free legal services) program that can help you depending on what type of civil suit you have against you. You should contact the South Carolina Bar @ 800 868 2284 to obtin a list of all current pro-bono programs available. Best of luck.
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