Now on light duty and pay is less than 50% of WORKMEN'S COMP. Still in therapy, but can't pay living expenses; What option do they have since can't afford to travel to job to do light duty? NO INCOME for 2 wks.
If pay is less due to medical restrictions, a claim for temporary partial disability may be available. There is not really enough information provided in your question without review of the medical records.
Failure to work available light duty will be a problem. The person needs to find a...Read more »
I sprained my ankle a week ago but it had healed. When I slipped and fell I was sent to the er from work and they said it was broke. Talked to my employer today and she stated that workers comp might deny the case due to the previous injury.
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I injured my ankle and calf at work and was awarded benefits. After over a year of pain and being told that I had to stay off my leg completely unless it was going to the doctor or to the bathroom I am finally healed. Top it off with delays by the insurance company, missed pay that I had to fight... Read more »
gave him an off work excuse. This new doctor is an independent doctor and he looked at the MRI that was taken when my husband first got hurt on the job in July of last year. He said it clearly showed something is wrong with the nerves in his back and that he could not return to work to do his... Read more »
The other party insurance has accepted responsibility. I just dont know what Im supposed to accept as far as settlement or offers. I was offered 500 for pain and sufferring & to pay for ER visit due to cervical sprain in neck and shoulder. Shouldnt my medical insurance cover that? I verbally... Read more »
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