Baltimore, MD asked in Workers' Compensation for Maryland

Q: Should i get paid time off work for a recurrence herniated disk even if claim is over two years old?

The workers comp claim if it has to due to previous injury i get medical but not paid for time off it has been over two years but i blew out the same disk they fixed last time is that considered a new injury?

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Eric Todd Kirk
Eric Todd Kirk
  • Workers' Compensation Lawyer
  • Baltimore, MD
  • Licensed in Maryland

A: It could be considered a a new injury. It could likewise be considered an exacerbation of the prior injury. As with everything in workers compensation it is driven by what the doctor or doctors say. This is a complex case and you should immediately consult with an experienced workers compensation attorney.

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