Jacksonville, FL asked in Workers' Compensation for Florida

Q: I fractured my arm at work and was told by a doctor that i was healed and could go back to my normal job.

I was still in pain so i went for a ct scan and found out i had multiple fractures and am now looking at surgery. The doctor sent me back to work with no restrictions even though my arm is still broken and ive been waiting over a week for workers comp to send me to a doctor for a second opinion. Should i hire a lawyer?

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1 Lawyer Answer
Joseph Coughlan
Joseph Coughlan
  • Workers' Compensation Lawyer
  • Orlando, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: The short answer is yes, you should speak with an attorney. Workers' Compensation laws in Florida are very technical and time-sensitive so it is important to keep a close eye on your claim and fight for the benefits you deserve. Please feel free to let me know if I can be of any further help.

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