Plano, TX asked in Workers' Compensation for Texas

Q: Injured my lower back on the job, went to Dr was sent for MRI.

MRI showed several bulging disc,on several levels, it also showed severe central canal stenosis, the workers Comp insurance denied my claim saying everything on the MRI was pre existing?

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1 Lawyer Answer

S. Michael Graham

  • Workers' Compensation Lawyer
  • Dallas, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Hello:

I'm Michael Graham. I'm sorry to hear you are having a hard time with your workers' compensation carrier. Denial of the full extent of your work related injury is typical for insurance carriers. You will most likely have to go through the administrative hearing process to get this resolved. My office will be closed for the Thanksgiving holidays, but we will be back on Monday 11/26/18. I would suggest that you contact my office then to discuss your legal rights. If you do not call me then I recommend you get yourself a good workers' comp attorney whose practice is devoted primarily to handling workers' comp claims. Your best chance for success will be to hire a competent attorney.

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