Q: If a workmans comp company gave false information about treatment for a injury and that injury later resulted in another

Do they have to pay for the current treatment or previous as well. I fell in July they wrote knee as the body part injured in report I was diagnosed with sprain sacrum in my back and was told a follow up wasn't available for my knee not back now I've been hurt again and have sciatica I'm certain it was caus d by the previous fall can I get compensation for that?

1 Lawyer Answer
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
  • Medical Malpractice Lawyer
  • Wyomissing, PA

A: Contact a member of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Assn who handles comp cases--they give free consults.The employers report of injury isn't as important as what the doctor said that you followed up with for each case. You did follow up with a doctor, right? If not you may still have have a claim but you made it harder if you didn't doctor up.

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