Q: Employer is offering only me a very small settlement on a permanent back injury. What should I do?
I have a part time and a full time job. I was off of both jobs for 6 months due to a work related injury at my full time job. My Dr. released me back to my part time job a month before releasing me back to the full time job where I was injured at. The reason my dr. release me was because I was going to lose my part time job and that job was within the permanent restrictions. During this time off the full time job where I was injured at never once offered me a light duty position. As a result I have been released to both jobs with permanent back injury. My full time employer where I was injured at has offered me a very low settlement because I went back to my part time job earlier. Now I have to go back to school for something else since I can no longer can do that type of work anymore. This situation is so unfair! My attorney thinks I should settle but I don't think its enough to compensate my permanent back injury!! What should I do???
(Settlement offer is less than $50K)
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