Palm Coast, FL asked in Workers' Compensation for Florida

Q: Will I receive compensation for missed work? Does reservation of rights mean they can decide later not to pay the dr.?

I filed for workers comp in florida for repetitive stress injury. I was accepted under reservation of rights and they are sending me to a doctor they chose. Does this mean I will be compensated for my past missed work/income? Can they decide later to deny me and make me pay the doctor fees of the doctor they are sending me too?

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Mitchell Feldman
Mitchell Feldman
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  • TAMPA, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Stress is not an injury covered by chapter 440. If you mean repetitive stress fracture that’s different. Assuming it’s the latter you won’t be compensated u less you are out for at least 7 days. They cannot bill you after they authorized a doctor. Most it not all work computer lawyers offer free consults. Reach out and don’t go it alone.

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