My daughter received several lacerations, puncture wounds, an ankle sprain, had to have stitches, is currently having to receive a series of rabies vaccinations, lost her glasses, and her phone was broken. The dogs had gotten loose from the fenced in area of property the owner inhabits. My daughter... Read more »
answered on Aug 15, 2021
You have a claim against the dog owner. More information is needed to determine if that claim is likely to be successful. You should consult an attorney for more guidance in this matter.
I did not receive the subpoena until a few days ago and it says i have to reply within 30 days. Yet these days have expired. How do you think i should move forward in this manner
answered on Nov 3, 2020
I would call the court and explain that you just received the notice. The mail has been very slow lately. The hearing has likely been postponed or dismissed anyway but you should call and find out. Have the subpoena ready when you call.
What can I do to get help with doctor bills and time off work
answered on Aug 26, 2020
Hire a workers comp lawyer to represent you. Based on the facts provided, it sounds like you should be covered.
answered on May 12, 2020
You probably have a case against the building owner/operator but it’s much different than a workers comp case and it can be different than your typical “slip and fall” case since you were on the job. Best advise is to consult with an attorney who understands each type of case and whom can ask... Read more »
My claim was approved in Oct, I have since recovered and am back at work. Bills continue to come in despite the notification I gave them a month ago, they have still not paid the med bills. It is now in collection agency hands. My claim was approved and they have not done what they said they would... Read more »
answered on Feb 18, 2020
Time to hire a lawyer.
What are my options before this affects my credit. I did my part and the workmans comp has defaulted on their end.
answered on Feb 18, 2020
If you have an accepted claim, your adjuster should be able to confirm payment. If that isn’t working, you can submit the bills to be paid but the format of the bills must be correct and the medical records should be attached. Retaining a Worker’s Compensation law firm can also help with issues... Read more »
answered on Feb 11, 2020
It depends. Are you still receiving weekly TTD benefits? Consult a workers comp lawyer to understand your rights.
answered on Jan 15, 2020
It depends. Better to wait until the settlement is approved in most situations, just to be safe.
Work comp doctors treatment with what approved, no benefits,
answered on Jan 9, 2020
There’s no deadline for the adjuster to schedule an IME. Speak with a workers comp lawyer ASAP to fully understand your rights and responsibilities.
Also would the company be reliable for medical bills if I had to get surgery? If I do qualify for worker’s compensation, how would I get it?
answered on Jan 6, 2020
We would need more info to determine if you are entitled to workers comp, including payment of medical bills. But yes, in general, the incident you described would fall under workers comp. To get your claim started, talk to your boss. To get all your options and all the compensation the law allows... Read more »
answered on Dec 7, 2019
Yes. Although taking that action may lower your chances of getting a settlement agreement. A mediation is just a negotiation. Consult and experience Worker’s Compensation attorney to come up with the best strategy for your settlement negotiation.
Claim was denied in January but employer didn't say anything nor did the insurance. I was moved to a different building where I have incurred several other injuries due to original injury. In April, I was told the company was taking me off of workers comp and putting me on unpaid FMLA. I took... Read more »
answered on Nov 4, 2019
Demand answers from your lawyer... or get a new lawyer
The insurance person offered $1000 extra payment to close the claim. This makes us think there is more than straight math in play. We also learned that mileage to medical can be included - the insco never told us this we had to find out on our own. What else are they not telling us?
answered on Oct 19, 2019
There’s a lot they aren’t telling you. The settlement value of a workers comp case depends on many factors. Your best bet to figure out the best option for you is to consult with a workers comp attorney.
The accident was at work and basically a 1 ton chain hoist and metal plate broke free hitting me in the head causing a catastrophic head injury. I was asked if we could just pay medical bills out of pocket, now that I’ve been out of work I need that money to stay afloat, I have migraines so bad... Read more »
answered on Aug 31, 2019
No, you are not disqualified from getting workers comp for the reason you stated alone. In order to best understand your rights and responsibilities, and get guidance through the process, hire an experienced workers comp attorney to evaluate and help you with your case. Don’t try to handle this... Read more »
Workers compensation insurance company lawyers requesting medical history. Is this a considered signal for mediation and does not having any injuries prior help in mediation?
answered on May 6, 2019
Do you have a lawyer representing you? That's the way to give yourself the best chance of success at a mediation and to ensure you get the best value for your settlement. To answer your question, not having a history of injury to the body part you injured at work is definitely better than the... Read more »
My husband has been diagnosed permanently mentally and physically disabled. Now the wc attorney and insurers want to have him reevaluated by doctors hundreds of miles away. They have threatened to stop benefits if he doesn’t go to these appointments. This is a South Carolina case.
answered on Apr 12, 2019
Yes - benefits can be suspended for all sorts of reasons that don’t make a lot of sense if you aren’t an expert in this area. WC won’t stop trying to save money on your husband’s case. Best to consult with an experienced lawyer so you can know what your rights and responsibilities actually are.
Had surgery start PT tomorrow. I’m getting first WC check soon, been out of work since Dec. 2018. Got paid severance ended March 2019.
I have never been on WC before. Worked 31 years as a nurses aide.
answered on Apr 10, 2019
Difficult to answer based on what was written. Contact an experienced attorney to understand all your rights.
Can a rehab case manager send my medical records at will to any facility as she wishes? My records were sent to a rehab facility without a signed WC207, ATP had not authorized nor recommended the facility, and I never went to this facility, dates and facts are in writing. This was just one of... Read more »
answered on Mar 29, 2019
Unfortunately, the answer is yes based on what you’ve written here. There’s an entire team essentially working against your best interest in the name of saving money. Get an experienced workers comp attorney on your team so you can know your rights and options. Otherwise they will just keep... Read more »
answered on Mar 27, 2019
Yes, depending on the specific facts. You need to discuss with an attorney to evaluate whether there is a case.
I slipped while working and my knee popped I torn my ACL and meniscus. WC is paying lost wages and medical bills though the lost wages are taking to long to arrive and the Doctor appointments takes more than month. I don't like to fight i just want to know what is fair
answered on Jan 21, 2019
Get a free consultation with a workers compensation lawyer to maximize your settlement and know all your options.
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