Whittier, CA asked in Employment Law, Personal Injury and Workers' Compensation for California

Q: Slip and fall at work back in July 2016 and treated for GAD in 2017 What are my options?

I had slip and fall at work back in July 2016, went through WC but still have back pain even though went back to work.

Went on disability(state) in July 2017 for GAD and are currently on leave from my job.

3 Lawyer Answers
Domingo R. Castillo
Domingo R. Castillo
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  • Workers' Compensation Lawyer
  • Pomona , CA
  • Licensed in California

A: It might be related. I suggest you speak to a experienced workers comp attorney right away. There are alot of issues and questions. Is your wc case open? Do you have an attorney? At what stage are you in your workers comp claim? Have you seen a QME?...and so on.

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
Answered
  • Palm Desert, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: NEED MORE INFO

YOU NEED A WORKERS COMP ATTORNEY LIKE DOMINGO CASTILLO IN INDIO.

IS CASE OVER?

NOT SURE IF YOU WOULD HAVE THIRD PARTY CASE VS YOUR EMPLOYER BUT IT WOULD HAVE A 2 YR STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS.

Christian Braid Pezzaglia
Christian Braid Pezzaglia
Answered
  • San Jose, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Assuming this occurred in California, there is a two-year statute of limitation quickly approaching for claims against a negligent third party. You should contact an attorney ASAP to evaluate your options.

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