Q: I had disc replacement done on my neck, and now I have a hernia should worker comp be responsible for me having the surg
Surgery done. I have been out of work for my back and neck injury for 17 month, after my surgery I start having this cough and when they did the swallowing test they found out that I have an hiatal hernia, what I want to know is, should worker compensation paid for me to have the surgery done. Since I was already injury on my job. I didn’t started with my problem with the hernia until after I had the surgery for my disc replacement.
A: There is a good chance that workers comp should be responsible for the surgery. I would highly encourage you to reach out to an attorney to discuss this matter further. Feel free to reach out to any attorney on here by clicking the contact information next to their name. Most lawyers, including myself, provide free consultations to see how we can help out.
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