South San Francisco, CA asked in Workers' Compensation for California

Q: Can I ask the judge to award a percentage ttd if I hire an attorney to take my case?

I’ve been to two hearings for ttd and the judge had ignored all of the ptp reports and qme reports that say I am ttd.

My claim is accepted now and it’s been two years. My ptp is in the mpn and the carrier had known that my claim was compensable a year ago. They also known I was terminated from my job and never offered any modified work. Their original denial is for no medical support and no witness. They’ve only denied ttd after I found out my claim was accepted last year.

The carrier never brought any evidence in both hearings to support the termination was justified. The judge never looked at any of my medical report but always sided with the carrier. He ignored the qme report and wants to set my case for trial.

I thought I had a third hearing but I was told it’s only to list evidence for trial. The defense is saying I have two hearing dates within 30 days.

I want to hire an attorney but no one wants to litigate ttd. Can I have the judge award % of ttd to attorney?

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Ronald Mahurin
Ronald Mahurin
  • Workers' Compensation Lawyer
  • Point Arena, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Yes

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