Seattle, WA asked in Insurance Bad Faith, Insurance Defense and Personal Injury for Washington

Q: Are there any successful attorneys willing and available to help with a injury claim against Boeing and Sedgewick?

Need someone who can help facilitate the dealings with Sedgewick, who is Boeing's private insurer, because they can't seem to get things right on a case that has been going on for 10+ years. Had 5 foot surgeries 10+ years ago. Finally got fixed with 5th one. About 1-1/2 years ago, re-opened my claim to have surgery again because of the first surgeries. Got that fixed. Then the doctor said I should have another surgery because I have extreme pain in my foot from my big toe sticking so far out to the left. Now, doctor back tracks and says I can live with it. Paperwork is denied because it says left foot instead of right foot. I work graveyard, and they know that, but they won't accommodate with appointments after 1pm because I sleep from 6:30am-1pm. Sedgewick won't return calls or they return calls and then don't answer when I call back. I don't know what else to do. Do I give up and just live with the pain or do I have a legitimate case?

1 Lawyer Answer

Tim Akpinar

Answered
  • Insurance Claims Lawyer
  • Little Neck, NY

A: You mention a widely recognized and well-liked workers' comp carrier and working graveyard shift. This looks like a WC case - you've posted in good categories but if you add Workers' Comp to your categories, hopefully one of the WC attorneys could pick up your question if this is something that took place in the course of employment. Good luck.

Tim Akpinar

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