Q: I have a workers comp case had surgery once now 5 mths later need surgery again but a shot given to me damaged my eyes
My workers comp case is a torn rotor cuff 5mths later need surgery again it’s still torn and extremely inflamed so the Doc gave me a shot that could effect someone with diabetes and I told him I have diabetes he gave me the shot and for three days I was in the danger zone with my blood sugar causing me serious blurred vision three weeks later my vision still messed up. This will effect my job because I’m a pressman I need my eyes. And now I am having a hard time seeing can I be compensated for all
A: There is a possibility that you can recover, given that your current limitation was incurred during the course of treatment for your underlying injury. My recommendation would be to contact an attorney with worker's comp experience, so that he can gather additional facts regarding the nature of your injuries, and guide you through the process. Considering that you have ongoing issues, I would recommend contacting an attorney sooner rather than later.
Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.
The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.
Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.