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Q: can i sue an employer outside of workers comp for permanent tbi injuries and shoulder surgery with permanent injuries

I have gone through workers comp court and somehow the judge did not hold the employer responsible for this injury. The employer admitted responsibility for shoulder injury but denied responsibility for head injury which was all part of the same fall on work property that was covered in ice and... Read more »

Anthony K. Ferguson
Anthony K. Ferguson answered on Jun 10, 2020

You are unable to sue your employer for your head injury because under Maine law an employer is immune from liability outside of any worker's compensation benefits you may be entitled.

Assuming that your employer is not the owner of the property where the injury occurred, you may have...
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1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation, Lemon Law, Probate and Wrongful Death for Maine on
Q: I’m an only child who’s dad passed away. Can I give permission for one of his siblings to help me make decisions?

There is also information that needs to be gather such as medical records and property to be claimed. How do I allow her to help me?

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Feb 11, 2018

Suggest you contact an elder law attorney as they handle similar issues. You can get them to be able to make decisions but you first want to protect yourself which is why I suggest an elderlaw attorney. They should be a certified elder law attorney.

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