Pittsburgh, PA asked in Workers' Compensation for Ohio

Q: I am a 50 year old truck driver. I've been on workers comp since I fell out of truck on January 31, 2017. Some of my inj

Was injured after falling from truck. Some of my additional allowances were denied by ic. Going to common pleas Court. My doctor has set surgery date for lumbar fusion. I am using my own insurance for this. He says I will also need surgery for neck. I have pre-trial set for November. Then jury trial set for January. Will my having surgery affect my cash settlement for the better? Can not afford Doctor deposition for jury trial.

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Matthew S Flemming
Matthew S Flemming
  • Workers' Compensation Lawyer
  • Cleveland, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: If you do not have an attorney, I strongly recommend consulting with one prior to to trial. If there is not a doctor's deposition that testifies about the fall and the injuries it caused, there may be an issue showing what you need to in order to have your claim and the conditions you are seeking allowed.

Good luck.

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