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Q: is it against the law for a retail workplace not to pay a seasonal worker after an accident on the job?

Left me unable to work for about a week

Tim Rose
Tim Rose answered on May 11, 2021

The rules depend on what state you are in and the particular facts of your case, but generally, seasonal employees are covered by workers comp. If your employer refuses to help you, contact a local workers comp attorney for a consultation to see exactly where you stand.

1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation for New Jersey on
Q: I was injured at work January 2020 and went back to work October how long before insurance company makes an offer.
Tim Rose
Tim Rose answered on May 9, 2021

It depends greatly on what you mean by 'offer'. Did they pay you for the time off work? Did they cover your medical bills? did you suffer any permanent disability? Did you report the injury at all?

A consultation with a workers comp attorney in your area is required to assure that...
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2 Answers | Asked in Employment Law, Workers' Compensation and Cannabis & Marijuana Law for Arkansas on
Q: Got hurt at work I am a medical marijuana patient can I get fired
Tim Rose
Tim Rose answered on May 8, 2021

Your question implies that you are concerned about the marijuana use affecting your right to workers compensation benefits. First, Arkansas allows you to be terminated at will, so, yes, you can get fired. 2. You likely cannot be fired simply for legal marijuana use. 3. Your workers'... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Products Liability and Workers' Compensation on
Q: Hello Sir, Are you supplying utility blades ( razor )?
Tim Rose
Tim Rose answered on Mar 5, 2021

I know that workers compensation can be frustrating. Please reach out to a local attorney with any specific workers compensation questions.

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1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation for California on
Q: We have received payment for QME and Supp. report only by DOR, now we are requesting self-imposed P & I.

We have an order from a judge and still nothing for P&I which is over 4k (worth going after).

Tim Rose
Tim Rose answered on Feb 15, 2021

I don't see a question there, but Nancy Wallace can probably help you out in CA https://lawyers.justia.com/lawyer/nancy-j-wallace-1486668

1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation for Texas on
Q: How can find out how to proceed with a worker’s compensation case in witch I habe shoulder surgery and I was lay off ?
Tim Rose
Tim Rose answered on Feb 5, 2021

You should consult with a local workers comp attorney. Most will offer a free consultation regarding your options moving forward.

1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation for Oklahoma on
Q: My husband was released back to work January 14th. Can we ask workers comp about a settlement
Tim Rose
Tim Rose answered on Feb 5, 2021

Yes, but you should consult with a local workers comp attorney. Most will offer a free consultation regarding your options moving forward.

2 Answers | Asked in Workers' Compensation for Oklahoma on
Q: Can you ask workers comp about your settlement

My husband was hurt on October 7th at work

He was released January 14th mmi. We wanted to ask workers comp about a settlement but we're not sure we should

Tim Rose
Tim Rose answered on Feb 5, 2021

Yes, but you should consult with a local workers comp attorney. Most will offer a free consultation regarding your options moving forward.

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1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation for Arizona on
Q: Hi I'm subcontractor I have my LLC i don't have employees just my self I need carry workescomp by az law?
Tim Rose
Tim Rose answered on Feb 5, 2021

Under Arizona law, employers with one or more full-time or part-time employees must secure workers’ compensation insurance. An LLC can choose whether to cover a Member or not.

1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation for New Jersey on
Q: I am looking to avoid paying for Workers Compensation Insurance.

I understand there are two ways, please confirm:

1. Keep company ownership as is (100% owned by my wife) and obtain NJ approval for self insurance. How can I do it? any form to fill? submit to where?

2. Transfer 100% company ownership from to me (as I am the only one who does work... Read more »

Tim Rose
Tim Rose answered on Feb 5, 2021

Check with the NJ Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development based on what type of work entity you have created.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Workers' Compensation for Ohio on
Q: i worked at amazon as a toterunner and i had to pass a area everyday that blasted a alarm horn in my ears at a crazy

loud now my ears never stop ringing and giving me headaces with no sleep

Tim Rose
Tim Rose answered on Feb 5, 2021

Report this to your employer, then see a doctor.

2 Answers | Asked in Business Law, Employment Law and Workers' Compensation for New Jersey on
Q: Do I need Workers Compensation Insurance if I have no employees in the business, except myself?.

We are family consulting microbusiness, owned by my wife (she does not do work in this business). I feel Workers Compensation Insurance is useless for us, but dont want to pay fine for not having it.

Thank you

Gregory

Tim Rose
Tim Rose answered on Feb 3, 2021

You may still be required to carry workers comp insurance. Check with the NJ Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development based on what type of work entity you have created.

"Sole Proprietorship – All sole proprietorships operating in

New Jersey must maintain workers’...
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1 Answer | Asked in Legal Malpractice, Employment Law and Workers' Compensation on
Q: Is it legal that my company ( a famous airline ) lock me inside a building for quarantine without any way to get out ?

I work in a famous airline in the middle east and due to travelling alot I was called and informed that I will be in quarantine knowing that the company offer accommodation where I stay and the doors can only be opened using the company ID.

I didnt feel safe when I realised that they... Read more »

Tim Rose
Tim Rose answered on Feb 3, 2021

No. Contact an employment or criminal defense attorney immediately.

2 Answers | Asked in Employment Law, Personal Injury and Workers' Compensation for Texas on
Q: Hurt back at work. got on workers comp. been on it for a year and a half. had a lawyer for a year. we're are coming up

on the finalization. I have a very good case I know we would have this. My second W.C. adjusters own doctor appointment is this Thursday. The lawyers emailed me today with some very bogus untrue reasons that they are not taking this farther because we wont win the case in court. I'm not... Read more »

Tim Rose
Tim Rose answered on Feb 2, 2021

It sounds like you are getting a medical evaluation or IME to determine the level of impairment you have on a permanent basis. Once you have the medical report from this doctor, you can make a better decision as to the best course of action to take.

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2 Answers | Asked in Workers' Compensation and Military Law for Georgia on
Q: If I am fired for not doing the light duty work , are they still liable for the medical bill.

It’s a Workman’s Comp claim, knee injury and I injured my back outside of the job and haven’t returned to work.

Tim Rose
Tim Rose answered on Feb 2, 2021

For your work injury, yes. However, the employer will not have to pay you for the time missed while you are unable to work due to your back.

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