Q: Can a person who is waiting 2 months on worker man's compensation receive money from family to help out?
Nephew has been off work due to injury. Had back surgery, got staf infection and now a year later finally released by a Dr. With numbness and pain still. He asked about a MRI they said later. Took him off of Workman's comp and approx. 2 weeks later
did MRI, to find out bones are breaking where screws were put in and that is what is causing numbness and pain. Pissible nerve damage) Now he has to go back on Workers comp, who owe him $16,000.00 back pay (they are fighting this still). He is $7000.00 behind on rent. Thank God for his renters kind hearts.
Anyways, can family give him money to live on (he gets food stamps) to help out.
There family of 6 do not have a car it is borrowed, they do have a lawyer helping them to no avail.
How can we help this kid and family without penalties?
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