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1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation for Virginia on
Q: I have a workers compensation claim from wrist injury , was wondering if I should have a lawyer during this process

I was evaluated today do I wait and see if a settlement is offered and get a lawyer if I don't agree with the settlement. I'm not sure how all this works and if so am I suing the insurance company or the company I work for?

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answered on May 15, 2024

It's the employer's workers' compensation insurance, not the company itself. However, in some work injury situations there are also third-party claims when someone else acted in a negligent way that caused you to be injured.

As to your first question, you should be seen by...
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4 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents, Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death for Missouri on
Q: My mother was in an Auto accident and auto was totaled. Hit from behind by a trailer truck. Passed away a few week later
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answered on May 15, 2024

I'm so sorry to hear this. A truck crash is one of the most difficult ways to lose a loved one.

Since you say she passed away a few weeks after the accident, you may be wondering about causation. As a wrongful death attorney, I have medical experts who are very good at examining the...
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