This happened on 11/17/22. I opened a saw up after turning it off to visually inspect a blade. I kneeled down on my knees and the door swung into my back. I reached up and pushed the door back open and I guess my hand hit the button and the saw came back on. As soon as it came on the bottom of my... Read more »
I am very sorry to hear about your terrible injury. The answer as to the value of a personal injury case like this is very fact dependent and absolutely not something you should try and negotiate on your own. I would not submit to an arbitration or a mediation without an attorney as you will be...Read more »
The short is answer is yes. Assuming that you were injured while working, you should be entitled to workers' compensation, unless your employer fits within one of the exceptions. Regardless, from the looks of it, you have a combination workers' compensation claim and a personal injury...Read more »
I live in a small town in Mississippi as where the police dept I believe don't just do their job in some aspects but go far above and beyond the area of rights and I feel the deliberate disregard for one's rights giving the date place. And whom they are stopping!!! It's as if... Read more »
Without more information, it's very hard to answer your question. Generally speaking, officers and prosecutors have a lot of discretion when it comes to prosecuting or pursuing charges against a person. Even if charges are filed, they can decide to drop the case or drop only certain parts of it.
The employer could be, depending on the circumstances. I would highly encourage you to reach out to a workers compensation attorney sooner rather than later, so that you can go over the details of your potential case.
You really need to consider reaching out to a criminal defense lawyer, as there will likely be criminal charges coming down the pipeline. Depending on the circumstances, you may be able to avoid jail time and having this go on you record. Feel free to reach out to any lawyer on here by clicking the...Read more »
You should really consider reaching out to a lawyer sooner rather than later, as WC claims can be very tricky, and the chances of a more favorable recovery go up dramatically with a lawyer. The calculations are based on statute, but the ultimate determination as to a possible award hinges on...Read more »
Surgery done. I have been out of work for my back and neck injury for 17 month, after my surgery I start having this cough and when they did the swallowing test they found out that I have an hiatal hernia, what I want to know is, should worker compensation paid for me to have the surgery done.... Read more »
There is a good chance that workers comp should be responsible for the surgery. I would highly encourage you to reach out to an attorney to discuss this matter further. Feel free to reach out to any attorney on here by clicking the contact information next to their name. Most lawyers, including...Read more »
Knee injury with surgery 9-11-18. Finishing therapy, last 2 weeks of work re-conditioning. scheduling functional capacity exam. : Dr.says may have permanent restrictions. I am already deaf, 62 years old. How would a partial permanent loss be calculated? Thank you
It sounds like you are definitely entitled to worker's compensation. My recommendation would be to get in touch with an attorney ASAP so that you do not miss out on benefits. Feel free to reach out to any attorney on here, as most of us offer free consultations.
I was burned a little over a year ago to my right hand and my forehead. I am being offered 1500 as compensation for the injury I received as well as being told that there is a limit of 5000 and that is for the most serious of injuries.
That doesn't necessarily sound right... My recommendation would be to contact a WC attorney sooner rather than later, as you may be entitled to significantly more damages, depending on the circumstances (the facts surrounding the injury, the amount in medicals, etc.). Feel free to reach out to...Read more »
My workers comp case is a torn rotor cuff 5mths later need surgery again it’s still torn and extremely inflamed so the Doc gave me a shot that could effect someone with diabetes and I told him I have diabetes he gave me the shot and for three days I was in the danger zone with my blood sugar... Read more »
There is a possibility that you can recover, given that your current limitation was incurred during the course of treatment for your underlying injury. My recommendation would be to contact an attorney with worker's comp experience, so that he can gather additional facts regarding the nature...Read more »
Most offers will also need to include future medical expenses you will incur as a result of the injury. This will usually be in the form of a discussion with your physician about follow up visits, medications or other things you may need in the future.
There is sometimes a small delay after the injury but before benefits start. This is often called the five day waiting period in Mississippi. If you have an injury that disables you for less than 14 days then there would not be a wage loss payment for the first five days. Benefits providing medical...Read more »
My husband agreed to a lump sum settlement of $50,000. ( we have no attorney) today at the works comp. Hearing with the Ms WC commission they put his case on hold. Later he received a call from WC commission saying the offer is way low and they see close to $117,000 and suggested we hire an... Read more »
It depends on the facts of your case, such as the type of injury that your husband has. Your best bet would be to contact a worker's compensation attorney, who could then advise you as to the appropriate course of action.
I practice WC law in Virginia so this is general information and not legal advice. If the WC settlement overlaps with the period of time you are receiving SS benefits, then the SS benefits are subject to reduction. In a WC settlement one can avoid this overlap by pro-rating the lump sum settlement...Read more »
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