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Q: I have workers compensation case ,now The adjuster ask me to sign authorization of medical records , should I sign it ?
Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer answered on Dec 14, 2015

If you have not already retained an experienced Worker's Compensation attorney you need to do so right away. If you have retained an attorney, then you need to direct your questions to that attorney. Good luck.

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Q: I was leaving for work when I fell and sprained my ankle. Can I claim workman's comp. against my employer?
Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Nov 4, 2015

I doubt it. It's probably not considered an injury sustained while on the job.

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Q: I work 2 jobs I was out of work from getting hurt on one and was returned to work light duty but employer was unable to

Accommodate so they are paying me workmans comp but my other job can accommodate the restrictions is it illegal to work job 2

Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer answered on Aug 21, 2015

Yes, it is legal to work 2 jobs, but you should retain a worker's compensation attorney. This costs you nothing out of pocket. Good luck.

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Q: Does workmens comp cover me on my break?
Gary Christmas
Gary Christmas answered on Mar 10, 2011

Each state WC system is different so you need to contact an attorney in your area. The initial consultation is usually free and make sure you establish this up front. In many states like South Carolina where I practice, you are covered on your break as long as there is no "substantial... Read more »

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Q: Is it proper for ALL paperwork exchanges between lawyer and sued party to be shared with the client, including demands?
Erin Gallivan
Erin Gallivan answered on Jan 21, 2011

Yes, all correspondence between the lawyers or between the lawyer and the other party should be shared with the client. In fact, a client arguably has a right to see everything in the lawyer's file.

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