After filling 2 QME forms I sent one to my adjuster and the second to the state compensation places, and this is because my adjuster closed my case because Concentra gave me a zero impairment rating, now I called my adjuster today to confirm he got the mail but could not answer his phone, but the... Read more »
Hello, I live in California, I hired a personal lawyer back at the end of June 2020. I told him I didn't want the case to drag on forever and I'd be fine with the settlement originally offered, I was afraid of not getting proper medical care. The money is great but not the most important... Read more »
Your prior attorney has to prove what he has done on the case to be able to collect attorney’s fees. If you hire a new lawyer, the new lawyer will share his fees with the prior lawyer so it would not reduce your share of the settlement. You should contact anyone of us on Justia for a free...Read more »
Hi Guys, I called my adjuster to request a QME form after finding out that my evaluation rating from concentra was zero but as usual the adjuster never replied. So I went online and found the form, I was wondering if and individual involved in the claim can fill this form, I already talk to a... Read more »
I strained my lumbar region at work just short of a month ago and I have gone the course of alerting my employer of the strain, going to treatment, and was pending response about lost wages until this week. I received a check for lost time so far, but also received a packet containing paperwork for... Read more »
The worker’s compensation insurance carrier wants to get your prior medical records to see if you had injured the same body part before. They should subpoena any records they need. You don’t need to sign the medical release forms. You should consult with anyone of us on Justia for a free...Read more »
The employer can not discriminate against an employee who brings a worker’s compensation case. If the employer is singling you out and only cutting back your hours, then you have a case against him. You should contact anyone of us on AVVO for a free consultation.
If your employer can not provide you with modified work then the insurance company has to continue paying you temporary disability payments. Contact anyone of us on Justia for a free consultation ASAP.
Asking question on behave of someone who got hit by a car crossing a street on a crosswalk while the traffic lights were out. Driver did not stop at the intersection, but did stop after the accident and gave the person that got hit a ride, fully accepting the fault later. After discussing this... Read more »
It’s important to know when the injury happened and what the other party’s policy limit is. Is the adjuster saying the policy limit is $15,000? Even then an attorney can find out if he was running an errand for an employer and if so you could pursue the employer as well. An attorney can also...Read more »
Or for more than 20 minutes per hour or sitting more than 20 so my question is I was told I was no longer able to do my job that I've been doing for 30 years and disability dropped temporary disability and gave me permanent disability based on 18%. My question is so if I'm not able to go... Read more »
If another doctor places you on disability you can apply for State Disability EDD. You should not reply on company doctor’s opinion since he works for the insurance company. You should get a neutral doctor’s opinion. You should have a lawyer to help you select the neutral doctor.
Yes, you could pursue a worker’s compensation case against your employer. If he has no insurance, the State of California Uninsured Employer Fund will pay your claim on your employer’s behalf and then the State of California will pursue your employer to seek penalties for not having worker’s...Read more »
Worker’s compensation doctors are bias and they send you back to work even though in most case they shouldn’t. The law says you have to treat with them but the law allows you to be evaluated by a neutral doctor one time to know your true disability and your true need for future treatment. Once...Read more »
Worker’s compensation docotrs are very bias and they do return you to work even though they shouldn’t. In their final report they give you low percentage of disability and little need for future treatment. The law allows you to be evaluated by a neutral doctor to see what your true disability...Read more »
Depends on the circumstances. If you were just passing by for example, and the dog bit you, then the police department would be liable. But if you were running away from being arrested, then it would be a harder case against the police department. You should contact anyone of us on Justia for a...Read more »
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