Auburn, WA asked in Personal Injury and Workers' Compensation for Washington

Q: Should i return to my work of injury on a non fully recovered injury

Physician is releasing me back to work of injury, i was told from pysician that i would need an arthogram done to view more of my injury to see if i would need surgery or not, but for now i am able to return to work, should i return to work and risk getting injured again, or should i wait untill arthogram is done and results show that i am able to return?

1 Lawyer Answer
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
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A: You should contact a member of the Washington State Trial Lawyers Assn who handles comp cases--they give free consults. You can still get treatment after you return. You need to be sure your doctor understands what use of your shoulder is at your job. Many just get a description from the work place HR which may not be accurate as to what you actually do.

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