I injured my back at work in 2012 in the beginning I was seeing doctors in the past for over the last 1 yr I haven't seen a doctor. I've been requesting to see a doctor due to the pain in my hips and just recently I just found out the pain is coming from my SI joint. Is it possible to... View More
I was injured on the job with the State of Ga. The Doctor put me on light duty and my weekly benefits terminated. My attorney requested a deposition, which has taken 8 months. Should they have filed for a mediation hearing, since meditations are generally scheduled within 30 days of requesting?... View More
You should ask your attorney these questions, and do not hesitate to ask "why" - why is this decision being made, why is this process not being used, etc. Your attorney will likely be able to set your mind at east. If you are not satisfied with the answer, then you should contact...View More
Ask your employer for a list of approved doctors for their plan. In most cases, you have the ability to switch between the doctors on this list. If your employer will not allow you to switch between doctors on their approved physicians list, then contact an attorney to discuss further options.
that were about 2 wks apart in 2 consecutive months of 2007. I would later file on my own in 2012. The bd is claiming that the only file date is the 2012 date by me so that claim is outside of stat. Of lim. What can I do?
Contact the attorney you worked with previously to obtain a copy of your client file. You should be able to see from there when/if your previous attorney filed a claim on your behalf. If they did, then you can contact an attorney to explain your potential options to you.
Generally speaking, if you are self-employed, you are considered an "employer" and not an "employee." However, if you have insurance and informed your insurance provider that you wanted to be covered as an employee, you may have options available to you.
From an employment standpoint, yes, unless that activity has something to do with your race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability, or genetic information. In that case, you would want to contact an employment attorney to discuss the issue...View More
If you are working while on call, then in most circumstances, no. If you are not working while on call, then the answer shifts to a maybe. The Department of Labor actually issued a policy letter that went over some of the factors that will be considered when determining whether you should be paid...View More
I am assuming your employer wants to separate you from employment, you gave a 2-week notice, and the employer refused the offer and told you to leave. Employment law itself doesn't require a 2-week grace period before separating an employee. Check your employee handbook, employee contract,...View More
The retail gaunt is forcing me to step down. I had a misdemeanor simple battery and its no longer on my record but yet they company wants me to step down. Is this legal? I have been there going on ten years and that's the only time I've been in trouble. That happen after yet of abuse... View More
Employees being terminated due to prior criminal convictions are not protected under the EEOC's employment laws. Look for patterns in your Wal-Mart's decisions to fire employees. If the people being fired are almost all within a specific race, color, religious group, gender, national...View More
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