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1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation for Hawaii on
Q: Can any federal entities adjust the net amount I will be compensated relating to work injury sustained on the job?

Federal entities eg.

:child support

:Owed Taxes

:Student Loans

James L. Arrasmith
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answered on Jun 5, 2024

Yes, certain federal entities can adjust the net amount you will be compensated for a work injury sustained on the job.

For example, if you owe child support, the government may withhold a portion of your compensation to cover those obligations. Similarly, if you have unpaid taxes, the IRS...
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Q: I have a federal case with Safeway and I need help. How do I find an attorney for a federal case?

I was working for a company other than Safeway. When I fell in a Safeway while their store was under construction, I need help. There were many people involved in this case so I’m not sure what attorneys can help me due to conflict of interest.,, and due to my head injury I have a had a hard time... View More

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Apr 2, 2023

First, you need a workers compensation attorney to address your claim against your employer for your on-the-job injury. This will be how you get compensation for any missed work and get your medical bills paid.

Second, you need a Hawaii lawyer who is admitted to the Oahu federal district...
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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Personal Injury and Workers' Compensation for Hawaii on
Q: Toxic work place suffered a psychological injury.Is a psychological injury a disability?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jan 4, 2023

A Hawaii attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. At this point, you could reach out to workers' comp and disability attorneys in Hawaii to try to set up free initial consults to discuss. You could search attorneys on your own, and there's a tab above,... View More

Q: My Workers' Compensation Atty never communicates or knows me. Feel unrepresented. Wrongful doings by my claims adjuster.

Employee injured/disabled; neuro spinal surgery done with more damaged nerves.

Claim's adjuster biased and fabrication in reports and proofs to Atty with no response. Lots of INTENTIONAL HIPPA VIOLATIONS DONE.

Joel Gary Selik
Joel Gary Selik
answered on Feb 6, 2023

Try to discuss your concerns with your attorney. If you are not satisfied, consult with other attorneys on taking over the case. You may want to hire a new attorney before firing your current attorney.

Note, this is only general information, not legal advice. Consult an attorney in your state.

1 Answer | Asked in Libel & Slander, Personal Injury and Workers' Compensation for Hawaii on
Q: Why cant I find a workers comp, attorney in Hawaii? almost 3 years now

I had them up to 35k without one. They denied, delayed, blocked a legit claim. Now Im destroyed.

Tim Rose
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answered on Sep 27, 2022

Check out Justia.com they have many attorneys in Hawaii that service workers' compensation claims. Good luck. https://www.justia.com/lawyers/workers-compensation/hawaii

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Q: IS IT LEGAL TOO LOOSE ALL YOUR PENSION RETIREMENT AND ALL CREDITS EARNED , DUE TOO A WORK INJURY WHILE GOING TO PT.
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jun 12, 2022

A Hawaii attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry about your ordeal. You could reach out to employment attorneys about the pension issues at this point, unless you want to try reposting under the Employment Law category. If you do not have a... View More

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