Niota, TN asked in Workers' Compensation for Tennessee

Q: My husband had carpal tunnel surgery and his wc case was closed with 0% impairment/both hands. We don't agree. What now?

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Jim Higgins
Jim Higgins
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  • Workers' Compensation Lawyer
  • Nashville, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: You have a couple of options. You can hire another doctor to give a second opinion as to impairment or if the doctor gave him any restrictions you can request a second opinion through the department of labor. If you need to hire another doctor I would contact a lawyer with work comp experience as they will know which doctor is best for a second opinion. Feel free to contact my office.

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