Houston, TX asked in Workers' Compensation for Texas

Q: I work for Walmart and had an injury at work and the Walmart doctor says it’s arthritis ,im in a lot of pain .

And there is something wrong with my legs and my knees

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S. Michael Graham
S. Michael Graham
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  • Workers' Compensation Lawyer
  • Dallas, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Walmart does not carry traditional workers' comp through the Texas Dept of Insurance. They hand pick the doctors you will have to see. As a result, the doctors will usually tell you your injury is an age related issue. If you were injured as a result of negligence on the part of Walmart, then you might be able to get a personal injury attorney. If your case involves no negligence, I usually tell me clients to seek treatment through there private doctor. You will be responsible for the medical.

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