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 any...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 of...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.
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 »
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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