Justin Lee Lawrence's answer A case came out on this VERY recently that suggests the answer is no, or at least that they may still have to pay you TTD. I have not written anything on that case yet, but this is the closest thing I have on my site: http://www.lawrencelaws.com/faqs/do-i-have-to-go-back-to-work-when-the-insurance-company-tells-me-to/. I will probably write an article on that case in the near future.
If you want to fight this, get a good Comp lawyer in your area and stand up for your rights. Good...
Justin Lee Lawrence's answer If you want to work, you can. You just won't get TTD and that will start the statute of limitation running. Check this out for more information: http://www.lawrencelaws.com/faqs/do-i-have-to-go-back-to-work-when-the-insurance-company-tells-me-to/
Justin Lee Lawrence's answer There's not really a question being posed here, and there's not enough detail to give you any kind of answer. A WC doc said he could return to work yesterday, or 20 years ago?
Justin Lee Lawrence's answer This simply means the case is ongoing and the attorneys are filing evidence with the court that they intend to use if your case has to be taken to final litigation before an Administrative Law Judge. Based on that very generic description, I'd say the attorneys are just doing their jobs.
Here's some more information about the workers' comp system: http://www.lawrencelaws.com/faqs/what-does-a-workers-compensation-attorney-do/
Justin Lee Lawrence's answer You only have two years following the date of injury or the date of the last TTD payment, whichever is later. If you did not get TTD following an injury in January 2012, then your statute of limitations expired January 2014.
Justin Lee Lawrence's answer Unfortunately, that is one way the Comp system is broken. The carrier can take you to court over and over again, but they don't have to pay for your costs and fees when you win. It is getting easier to find an attorney to represent you on these medical fee disputes because your attorney is allowed to charge you now (we weren't always allowed to do that), but obviously that means you have to have the money to pay a lawyer. That's always an issue and makes these situations a terrible blight on...
Justin Lee Lawrence's answer They are not allowed to force you back to work and threaten your job. If you have a Workers' Comp claim, and your doctor says you need to be off work or on light duty, then the employer cannot retaliate against you that way.
As for the interview, that sounds like a standard medical exam. That is normal, but the person examining you is probably the employer's paid shill. Be very careful - I think you need an attorney.
Here is some information about how the Workers'...
Justin Lee Lawrence's answer You need an attorney to stop the employer from engaging in this bs behavior. Here's some information on how a medical fee dispute can not only make the employer pay for the surgery, but also possibly result in the employer getting fined:
Justin Lee Lawrence's answer If the master commissioner had notice of your bankruptcy, then it should not have been sold. If the master commissioner did not get notice, then the sale may have occurred anyway. If that happened, then the sale is final and the home is lost. Hopefully you got notice to the master commissioner in time.
Here is some information about using a Chapter 13 to save your home from foreclosure:...
Justin Lee Lawrence's answer Yes, a bankruptcy filing is public record. However, the employment retention information may not be filed with the court. It depends on the status of the case and the particular requirements for that court.
Justin Lee Lawrence's answer Social Security Disability cases are handled by contingency fee only, so you never have to worry about paying as you go. Fees are 25% of the back due disability award up to $6,000.00. If you are intent on finding an attorney that doesn't get paid at all, my best guess is that you can go to legal aid of the bluegrass.
Check out this link for several reasons that you should consider getting an attorney for your SSDI claim:...
Basically, a Chapter 7 is a bankruptcy where you discharge all your unsecured debt but do not get rid of secured or priority debt. It is possible to lose property in a Chapter 7 if the property cannot be exempted. You cannot have filed a bankruptcy within the last eight years if you want to file a Chapter 7. Also, your household income must be below a threshold set by the number of people...
Justin Lee Lawrence's answer If I understand your question to be: Can one spouse file a bankruptcy only for him- or her-self without the other spouse filing or knowing about it, then the answer is yes. Even when married, only one spouse needs to file. The other spouse is not part of the bankruptcy and the other spouse's credit is not affected. Some information about the spouse gets reported to the bankruptcy court, but generally only name and income information. The filing spouse gets a discharge on debts, but the...
Justin Lee Lawrence's answer I would say your chances at the reconsideration level are poor, but your chances at the hearing level are pretty good. Please let me know if anyone at my office can give you more detail on what has to be proven, particularly when it comes to working a sedentary job.
Here is a website with a little more information: http://www.northernkentuckydisabilityattorney.com .
Justin Lee Lawrence's answer Absolutely. You have the right to hire or fire an attorney at any time, for any reason. If the attorney has done something wrong that led to the termination, they cannot collect a fee. If the attorney did not do something wrong, they may be entitled to a pro rata share of any fees.
Please see this website for more detail about selecting an attorney:...
Justin Lee Lawrence's answer There is a cutoff to what you can make and still file a Chapter 7. If you want to completely eliminate unsecured debt, a Chapter 7 is the way to go. If you make too much, you will have to file a Chapter 13 bankruptcy and pay some or all of that debt depending on your monthly budget after expenses. How much you can make depends on the size of your household and the state in which you live. Also, the limit changes periodically based on US Census data.
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