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 »
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 »
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 »
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?
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 »
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.
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 »
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 »
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?
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