Witness for injured person
answered on Apr 12, 2022
Great question. No, the IME doctor is there to do an exam and send their report to the workers
comp. insurance. That's it. You have the right to have a witness with you. The doctor has no right to see what the witness writes down. Whether those notes would be admissible in... Read more »
I suffered a work injury in 2019. I've just now been assigned a Nurse Case Manager two years later.
answered on Jan 4, 2022
In short, no, you don't have to work with an NCM. You can politely tell them thank you, but no thank you. If you're going to go that route, you should also make sure your doctors are aware that you don't want them communicating with the NCM either.
That said, NCM's... Read more »
answered on Jan 3, 2018
If you had a reduction in pay due to being out comp has to make that up. But contact a member of the NH Assn for Justice because they give free consults and you want to know what to do to protect yourself
answered on Dec 8, 2017
This is a great question and there is much case law interpreting the issue both ways. If you were reporting to work but had not punched in yet it may be considered a personal injury because you had not started work yet, but if you were coming back from lunch or a break it could be considered... Read more »
answered on Jun 22, 2017
Don't see that you would but a serious injury like that with possible scar tissue in the future you should have an attorney who handles comp, and you should ask them. If you don't, look for a member of the NH Assn for Justice who handles comp--they give free consults.
answered on Aug 29, 2016
Depends on what you mean for witness. Generally if a lawyer will be appearing and providing testimony, they cannot represent you. But if he is a witness to another issue that may be different.
answered on Dec 16, 2010
ADR means Alternative Dispute Resolution. Examples of ADR are arbitration, which is binding, and mediation, which is not.
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