Q: I was assaulted at work by a co worker with a box cutter, i would like to know what my legal option are.

He is in jail awaiting trial, and im going through PTSD due to what happened and im currently not working. I have filed worker's comp, but have not heard back regarding this and its been over 1 month already.

1 Lawyer Answer
Ronald Mahurin
Ronald Mahurin
  • Workers' Compensation Lawyer
  • Point Arena, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: In situations like yours it is best to get an attorney right away. You say you have PTSD. Really? Is that your diagnosis or a physician's. If a physician says PTSD, then you can probably qualify for TTD. If it is your opinion, it's worthless. You will need a medical report establishing your right to wage loss. So again, look for an attorney.

A good place to start is the California Applicant Attorney Association.

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