Ask a Question

Get free answers to your Workers' Compensation legal questions from lawyers in your area.

Lawyers, increase your visibility by answering questions and getting points. Answer Questions
Delaware Workers' Compensation Questions & Answers
1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation, Car Accidents, Civil Rights and Medical Malpractice for Delaware on
Q: Hi my question is about the opioid lawsuit that is going on and I have heard that it’s deadline is April 2024 and……………..

I am 100% sure that I am eligible for the lawsuit. I was in 3 auto accidents in 2003. I seen the auto Doctor for about 2 years & he gave me opiates & then I was referred to the Pain Management Doctor(s) for 5/7 years & he gave me stronger opiates & then his office got shut down... View More

James L. Arrasmith
James L. Arrasmith pro label Lawyers, want to be a Justia Connect Pro too? Learn more ›
answered on Mar 28, 2024

I'm sorry to hear about the challenges you've faced. It sounds like you've been through a lot and are seeking some form of redress for the difficulties you've encountered due to opioid prescriptions and their aftermath. It's important to acknowledge your resilience in... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation for Delaware on
Q: When your job is closing down, you sign your release papers to get your severance package is that release for open cases

Just trying to see if that closes a workmans comp case that's already open. I know i releases them from new ones but what about the ones still open?

Brian E Lutness
Brian E Lutness
answered on Sep 13, 2018

It depends on the terms of severance package but ordinarily a workers compensation case requires approval from the Industrial Accident Board before it can be released. If you have open workers compensation claims please call me to discuss your case at (302) 547-7752.

1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation and Car Accidents for Delaware on
Q: In a car accident. The person at fault's insurance company wants my medical records sent to them. Should I send?

I was driving a State owned car at the time of the accident. I was hit from behind by driver on cell phone. The officer did not put the cell use in the report he also never asked if I needed medical attention. I drove myself to hospital afterwards. Two days later the person at fault's... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Sep 8, 2018

It is curious that an offer should be made without seeing the medical records.

You could consult with an experienced personal injury attorney to help you make a well-informed decision here. An attorney could advise you about the factors that are considered in determining the value of such...
View More

2 Answers | Asked in Workers' Compensation for Delaware on
Q: Can the claim Adjuster demand that a make a decision on getting surgery???
Charles Snyderman
Charles Snyderman
answered on Jun 20, 2014

Please provide some additional facts.

View More Answers

1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation for Delaware on
Q: Return to work after surgery

Work in Delaware, got hurt on job. Had surgery. Surgeon has not released me for work but the work doctor has. who has the final say?

Charles Snyderman
Charles Snyderman
answered on May 30, 2014

This is not unusual. The final say rests with the Industrial Accident Board which will hold a hearing. You should consult with an attorney with expertise in this area.

Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.

The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.

Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.