Q: I was denied by my employer to file a workmen comp claim. No accident, but problem was work related. Can I file?
Dr wanted me to file workman's comp so it could be denied or accepted before he treated me. He stated insurance company could sue him if this was not done and it was determined to be work related. Emailed request to my employer and was told, this was my problem not workman's comp. I took a copy of email to Dr and he treated me filing insurance. I am going on 3 months out of work with this problem.
A local wokers' comp lawyer can review and advise.
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