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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Indiana on

Q: I fell about a year ago in a McDonalds. I still have pain but never pursued further. Is it too late?

Peter C. Wachowski answered on Jul 12, 2019

Depending on the statute of limitations of what state this accident occurred in you may have time, in theory, to file a claim. In the state of Indiana you would have a two-year period from the date of accident to file a claim. I will answer this question based on the state of Indiana statute of... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Workers' Compensation for Illinois on

Q: Is there a time limit in Illinois to seek medical aid with a on the job injury?

Fell on shoulder at work. Filed paperwork about injury but did not feel need for medical aid at the time. Have pain off and on for seven months. Want to see doctor and am told I waited too long and workmans comp will not pay the bill. Is this right?

Peter C. Wachowski answered on Jul 12, 2019

No. As long as the accident is reported within 45 days you have three years to file a claim from the date of accident. It is OK if it took seven months to treat, in theory, but it would be slightly suspect. I recommend contacting an attorney.

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