Midland, TX asked in Workers' Compensation for Texas

Q: I live in Amarillo Texas and on WC. Do they have to pay me for wages lost due to drs appointments and physical therapy?

I have lost a lot of time due to Dr’s appointments and physical therapy I even missed time to go see a neurosurgeon 250 miles away during work hours. Do the have to pay for the time time that I missed during the day when these appointments?

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1 Lawyer Answer
S. Michael Graham
S. Michael Graham
  • Workers' Compensation Lawyer
  • Dallas, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: You should be entitled to partial temporary income benefits, if you are not earning your average weekly wage. If you have doctor's appointments that are over 30 miles one-way and there are no other closer doctors, then you would be entitled to mileage too. My advice would be to get a workers' comp attorney to help you get these matters sorted out.

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