Federal Way, WA asked in Employment Discrimination, Libel & Slander and Personal Injury for Washington

Q: hurt on job in Alaska,had shoulder surgery on right shoulder,still hurt workers comp.quit paying and says not resp.

company says not responsible for any futher medical bills because I had pre-existing injury in 1991and had 6/7 cervical fused and hadn't had any problem until loader slid on the ice and flew off the road through the air.needing advice because i'm permantly dis-abled now.can pick up 5 lbs seldomly 15lbs. never according to dr.'s.

1 Lawyer Answer
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Little Neck, NY

A: I'm sorry for your ordeal. This is something a workers' comp attorney should advise on, not a personal injury attorney. You could try reposting under workers' comp; if you do not receive a response, you could reach out to WC attorneys listed here or ones you find independently on your own. As for your mention of permanent disability, if you have not already, you may want to consult with an attorney who handles disability claims. As with workers' comp, attorneys in that area often provide free initial consults.

Tim Akpinar

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