fall at work tore radial nerve out of my right bicep mussel lost all function of my right dominant hand fingers thumb wrist and my neck and back were denied by worker comp ins QME adds to industrial claim and worker comp ins adds as new and further when there from same industrial fall at work like... Read more »
Your lengthy description of events really isn't an Insurance Bad Faith matter. You MAY have an malpractice case against your attorney regarding settling/dismissing some of your claims without your consent.
I suggest consulting with attorneys in your area who handle attorney...Read more »
You may qualify for the Covid extension to the statute of limitations which granted an extension from from April 6, 2020, until October 1, 2020. Speak to an personal injury attorney whether the extension applies or whether you might have a claim for malpractice based on your attorney allowing the...Read more »
I have a work related injury since 06/21/22 and now diagnosed from WC doctors with complex regional pain in my hands and in need of surgery and still no benefits and my attorneys responds to me was let’s not pock at the bear meaning at the adjuster not responding to anything I’ve also been... Read more »
your attorney is the place to get your case plan. he is paid to answer all your questions. he works for you, to serve your interests and assert your rights. you can change your attorney if your attorney is not communicating with you.
I have a very Serious and Severe Cervical Disc Problems. My Attorney will not Never Write this Down. Three Neck Disc Herniation. Diagnosed Cervical Myelopathy. Had Failed Neck Surgery. He keep asking Me to Settle with my Company and have Future Medical. This do Not feel Right. What shall I Do?
It sounds like you may be a “failed back surgery” case. This designation can mean in workers compensation your permanently totally disabled so you should be sure your attorney is working up your case properly and completely or consult with another attorney who has a lot of experience, is hands...Read more »
I am not sure if this is a legal question or simply a statement.
If you were injured while leaving the stadium, you need to act fast and retain an attorney. Depending on where the hole was could mean that it was public property or private property. If it is public property (public sidewalk...Read more »
An extension to continue payments. The QME ordered further treatment and recommended I see a pain management Dr which I’m not scheduled to see until Feb 22. The doctors notice is due by December 22. If not received I will lose my benefits and my job. What can I do
hire an experienced work comp attorney to represent you. it costs nothing out of your pocket and fees are limited to no more than 15% of the settlement amount and generally no fees are taking on your TTD (wage loss payments). if you want to control your case rather than the claims adjuster, hire a...Read more »
5% herniated disc. No bending no stooping but does not specify how long from qme. 5 months later recieve return to work form from primary doctor. Leave of absence team states my qme results say restrictions are permanent. "Permanent" is not in the language. My qme does not specify... Read more »
Is 'this' retaliation for workers comp? If you can PROVE -- not just state, but actually PROVE -- that the only reason you are not being offered a lighter job is in retaliation for requesting workers compensation benefits, then yes, this is a misdemeanor crime and a violation of Labor...Read more »
My employer only notified my RIF about 15 days in advance. Not sure if WARN act applies to them? Their corporate entity has less than 100 employees. But they are a global company, there should be more than 100 employees globally including the subsidiaries.
Sorry, NO. The Labor Code limits you to 2/3 of your 'Average Weekly Wage' AT THE TIME OF INJURY. But not after wage negotiations. So all the adjuster has to pay is 2/3 of what you earned at the moment of injury. IF you worked and earned wages (not TTD disability payments, just Wages)...Read more »
She was my mother and she has now passed, mostly due to her bad health and poverty as a result. She was beat with a baseball bat after dealing with harassment during all of her employment at Raleys. She said there were other women that had been harassed and assaulted at the same time.
I got attacked by a customer physically mid-June and the symptoms of a trauma-stress disorder hit me mid-July very hard. (I already previously had chronic Generalized Anxiety and Severe Depression so I think those compounded with this newfound ptsd and I'm a wreck) I am currently in such bad... Read more »
You should go to the EDD's website. They list the requirements to apply. One of the requirements is that you are unemployed through no fault of your own. Quitting your job would obviously be due to your personal decisions. You may want to consult a medical professional to see whether you...Read more »
My QME appointment was very thorough, almost 3.5 hours. The doctor's report nearly 70 pages, referencing medical journals and other studies and publications, etc. The report was very much in my favor. The defense attorney filed motion to depose the examiner. The deposition lasted 8 minutes... Read more »
Talk to your attorney about this as he or she has the facts, we do not. If you don’t have an attorney then I can understand why you got screwed. Lesson learned; never go it along when fighting an insurance company for benefits
I found an attorney from a referral list on line. Turns out, their offices are in Southern California, I'm in Northern California. They assured me the geography wouldn't be a problem. It was, from the very beginning. For example: they kept forgetting I was in Nor. Cal. I even bought a... Read more »
yes he can do that, but it may violate your rights under the law. you should consult an experience work comp attorney who can assist you with your claim from beginning to successful settlement when your treatment is concluded.
Give up on 'chatting' and put the words in writing and fax them to the office; keep a copy of the fax transmission report. When you have such an unprofessional institution you really need to put everything in writing, and immediately. I'll be the company's fax number is on...Read more »
Why did workmans compensation company stop my checks there Dr stopped me from working because of my injury I am getting ssi disability checks now but I thought that of a workmans compensation Dr couldn't help your injury so you can go back to work but stopped you from going back to work... Read more »
it sounds like you did not hire an attorney to represent you so you acted as your own lawyer in your case. That is never a good idea. Perhaps you dont understand that the insurance company #1 obligation is to the shareholders, not you! if you truly understood this you would have 1. hired a lawyer,...Read more »
Degenerative Disk Disease/ Plantar fasciitis in the left foot workers comp award was made in favor of
the employee in 2010 for the foot. The employee has been there 25yrs his age is 56 Latino male is this a strong case under the ADA laws, Federal, State, and local? The employee feels like... Read more »
There is no where enough information provided to allow anyone to estimate the settlement or judgment value of your case, or even if you have a meritorious claim. The analysis to be performed needs information to include the essential functions of your job, your specific restrictions, whether there...Read more »
I have had multiple issues with my current job besides my injury and want to leave as soon as possible, but have not been able to file my claim due to falling ill during the deadline week. I just began physical therapy for my hand and am looking for new work. If I file my claim after quitting my... Read more »
Post-separation claims ARE PRESUMED NON-COMPENSABLE so filing after quitting is the worst idea possible. It takes about 2 minutes to write and submit the Workers Compensation Claim Form (DWC Form 1); it's FREE on the internet and your portion is 9 lines. You just hand a copy to the boss OR...Read more »
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