Levittown, PA asked in Workers' Compensation for Pennsylvania

Q: What do I do if a doctor says they cannot do anything for my work related back I jury

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Richard Alan Jaffe
Richard Alan Jaffe
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  • Workers' Compensation Lawyer
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania

A: I am sorry to hear you are having problems with your back from a work-related injury.

Unfortunately, your question does not provide enough information for me to respond. If you are treating with your primary care physician and he is telling you this because he does not want to treat a work-related injury, that is one issue, however, if the issue is that the doctor with whom you are treating is unable to provide you with any treatment for said injury that would be a different response.

It is my recommendation that you promptly contact and Attorney who is a Certified Specialist in Pennsylvania Workers Compensation Law to discuss your rights and remedies. The initial consultation will more than likely be free of charge and most Attorneys will accept your case on a Contingent Fee Basis.

Mark A. Buterbaugh
Mark A. Buterbaugh
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  • Workers' Compensation Lawyer
  • Carlisle, PA
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania

A: First thing is, if you have a workers compensation attorney, my suggestion would be to schedule a consultation with you attorney. If you do not have one, I strongly advise you get an experienced attorney. There could be numerous things going on here and you should not face these type of things without counsel. Perhaps you are at MMI? Perhaps you need another opinion? Perhaps you are the wrong type of doctor? There could be numerous explanation for this.

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