Desoto, TX asked in Employment Discrimination, Employment Law and Workers' Compensation for Texas

Q: A proper dx was given on 5/8/2017 herniated cervical disc, I notified employer of this and was told that I have no wc

claim since I have not been employed long enough and no claim was not submitted. I submitted and claim and claim was denied without reviewing the medical records. I was on the job payrole for 90 days with no pay but benefits paid. What do i do?

1 Lawyer Answer
Roy Lee Warren
Roy Lee Warren
  • Workers' Compensation Lawyer
  • San Marcos, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Their response saying you were not employed long enough is laughable! If you are employed for a moment that would be long enough. Speak with a wc lawyer and pursue your claim. I hope they insist on that defense when you take it to a hearing. File a claim with DWC as soon as possible. Good luck.

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