Accident requiring back surgery.my question is should being on time clock at time of accident be helped by my employers workers comp? And if so is it to late ??
answered on Dec 7, 2022
Given the limited facts you provided, you should claim work comp benefits. You may also have a liability claim against the at fault party. Under Florida Law, you have 30 days to provide notice to your employer. If your employer was aware of your accident and that your missed time from work for... Read more »
My child broke her femur at daycare. They didn’t call 911 they called us. Stated they found her on the ground crying. We picked her up and it was considered a spiral fracture from being stuck. Now we have accumulated mass amounts of medical bills from the transport and surgery. They are also... Read more »
answered on Nov 28, 2022
You should directly contact a lawyer to discuss your options. Speak with a lawyer and not simply an intake specialist. The daycare may be negligent and responsible for your child's past, present, and future medical expenses as well as pain and suffering. Moreover, there may be some medical... Read more »
Working delivering packages for fedex ground and a car ran their stop sign failing to yield right away. During impact it threw me all over vehicle causing me to hit my knee on center console which broke off and after impact the company truck I was driving went into the other 2 lane highway . Horn... Read more »
answered on Sep 2, 2022
You may have both a work comp and personal injury claim. Work comp can pay for authorized treatment, transportation to and from medical appointments, and pay you checks every 2 weeks for lost income. In personal injury, you may be able to recover for pain, suffering, mental anguish, inconvenience,... Read more »
I work at UPS and got injured on the job. They drug test anybody injured on the job to prove whether or not they were impaired. I use legal delta 8 THC, which shows up the same as illegal delta 9 THC on a drug test. They also use a urine test. Could they still deny me compensation/fire me even... Read more »
answered on May 5, 2022
The answer depends. Assuming UPS has a valid no drug policy in place and that UPS can prove a valid "chain of custody" of the drug test sample, then there is a rebuttable presumption of impairment that can be overcome by showing evidence that you were not impaired.
The driver of a vehicle was found to be at fault after running a red light (in view of a police officer), and causing an accident that injured me (fractured rib and partial collapsed lung). The at fault driver's insurance has officially (in writing) stepped in to "manage" (oversee?... Read more »
answered on Feb 28, 2022
Never trust the insurance company to do the right thing. They are in the business of making money at your expense. You can make a written request for the insurance coverages or retain an attorney to help you with your case. Most lawyers that do do this type of case do not get paid unless they... Read more »
Son was in a rollover accident in someone elses car. He had an avulsion wound to the knee. He has a permament scar on his knee, he will always have to protect from sun and it will never have feeling on it.
answered on Dec 31, 2021
There are too many unknowns to answer your question. For example, in addition to the scarring, are there any functional problems? Any types of vocations that he will not be able to do? Even though he is 17, did he already have a job, hobby, or career goals that may be impacted by his injuries? Are... Read more »
A Dollar tree manager assaulted me, threw, my cane, shove me & grabed my phone when I told her I was recording her because she wouldn't do a refund on things I had bought 2 mins. earlier w/receipt even though Dollar tree policy is to do so. As soon as I told her I was recording her she... Read more »
answered on Nov 7, 2021
You may have a claim for personal injuries based upon assault, battery, negligent hiring and retention, negligent and or intentional infliction of emotional distress. You should consult with an injury lawyer that charges you no fees or costs unless you win. You should also preserve your phone... Read more »
I currently get Lazer Hair Removal on my face. The owner of the shop usually does it but got a new girl to do my treatment last time. The new girl was either nervous and it burnt me twice in the same place. That same day the skin started to peel away and has now left an ugly scar or mark on my... Read more »
answered on Sep 28, 2021
You should consult with a dermatologist or a plastic/cosmetic surgeon about the extent of the scarring and whether scar revision is a viable option. If you have not already done so, you should take periodic photos of the scars to show progression and permanency of the scarring. After getting the... Read more »
I don't remember signing a workers compensation contract. And I didn't want to be under workers compensation. I got ran over by a garbage truck. One of the workers compensation clients must of came in and had me sign their contracts when I was at the hospital under the fluence when I was... Read more »
answered on Sep 10, 2021
There are not enough important details in your question to be able to get give you a good answer. For example, who owned the garbage truck? Who was driving the garbage truck? Where did this happen? You may actually have both a personal injury claim and a workers compensation claim. You should... Read more »
I got injured on the job. Do I have to accept worker’s compensation or can I file a lawsuit?
answered on Sep 8, 2021
In most instances your employer will have worker compensation immunity from law suit. However, there are certain but rare circumstance where you may be able to file a lawsuit against your employer. In some circumstances, you may be able to pursue both a worker compensation claim and a lawsuit... Read more »
The original settlement was stated over the phone to be 10,000 and the settlement agreement says 7500. And the three areas that asserts exact dollar amounts to be disbursed to the lawyer and to me are left blank. I'm being pressured to sign this document and am refusing to sign it without this... Read more »
answered on Aug 4, 2021
You should speak directly with your lawyer regarding your concerns and have all of the blanks filled in before you sign it.
There’s ways to get around Workers Comp. If you can prove your case. Are you able to pursue a regular lawsuit instead of settling for worker’s compensation if the driver of the vehicle drug test came back positive for cocaine?
answered on Jun 28, 2021
For purposes of this answer I am assuming that the driver that tested positive for cocaine was a coworker for the same company that you are employed with. In some instances you may be able to get around worker compensation immunity if the cocaine use caused the accident. If you did not actively... Read more »
Owners were to be completed with a mother in law suite upon our moving in. We signed paid our lease. This accident occurred 1 day later. They had a utility truck on the property for an additional week. It was unlocked, no safety on this... it opened & pinned me between the utility door... Read more »
answered on May 31, 2021
If you have not already done so, the incident needs to be reported to the land lord as well as the owner of the utility truck and a request made for their insurance company. You should also consult with an attorney so you may provide more details to see if the attorney can assist you.
answered on May 30, 2021
I am assuming the accident occurred in Florida. In general, the owner of a vehicle in Florida is liable for injuries and damages caused by the vehicle even if the owner is not the driver if the driver had express or implied permission to drive your vehicle. That is called the Florida Dangerous... Read more »
In the landlord termination my lease
answered on May 17, 2021
Was this at an apartment complex or at a rented house? You may have a claim for negligent security. Please feel free to call our office at 407-999-0045 to speak with attorney Greg Maaswinkel.
My injury case was onboard a cruise line ship and this case is on Brevard County Court.
For the new case I want to have for Malpractice occurred in Lantana, Lake Worth.
answered on Apr 20, 2021
There may be many reasons why you may not have received your settlement money including liens against the settlement money that still need to be resolved. Assuming there are no liens to be paid from the settlement money and that the settlement check was already received by your attorney and that... Read more »
answered on Apr 19, 2021
I would need to know a lot more facts to be able to answer your question. For example, what was the administrative hearing about and who were the parties involved? Who do you want to file a civil suit against and for what reason?
I was rear-ended in my car at a stop light last week. Neck and lower back are still bothering me. The car behind me was rear-end much worse by the semi-truck that hit them. I am in Florida
answered on Apr 15, 2021
Yes. You can file a lawsuit against both the driver and the trucking company. There may also be other defendants.
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