Asked in Personal Injury and Workers' Compensation for Kentucky

Q: Worker's comp is denying further treatment and nothing has been solved. What do we do?

They denied my finance's referral for a doctor that may actually help & say he's reached 'maximum medical potential.' They claim there is nothing further a doctor could do, implying he is stuck with his injury the rest of his life. They have ended his pay and are referring to short term/ long term disability! How does he get the treatment he needs? There has not been any improvement and they claim they've done all they can?! Outraged. Please help!

1 Lawyer Answer
David Alan Wolf
David Alan Wolf
  • Workers' Compensation Lawyer
  • Jacksonville, FL

A: Unfortunately, the worker's compensation system in most States limits care and is set up in the manner to save money rather than to provide reasonable and necessary care to injured workers. You need to speak to an attorney who will better advise you as to your rights, remedies, and recommended courses of action. While this forum is a good one for general advice, there is no substitute for having an attorney as your advocate on a worker's compensation case.

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