Bethpage, TN asked in Workers' Compensation for Tennessee

Q: Settled with wc after an injury with lifetime medical now they won't pay for my medication from the injury what do I do?

Was injured at work had several surgeries settled for alot less for lifetime medical now they keep denying to pay for my medication that I take because of the injury and have been taking the duration of my injury this never was a problem before a settlement what can I do?

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Thomas Walter Tucker
Thomas Walter Tucker
  • Workers' Compensation Lawyer
  • Franklin, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: Your employer is only responsible to provide reasonable and necessary future medical benefits for a work injury. Not sure of the reason they are denying the medication. If your authorized treating physician has ordered the medication and the employer has not approved it, there are possible appeals to the denial. Would need additional information.

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