These are great questions to discuss with the attorney handling your Worker's compensation case. These items would usually be minimal when compared to the actual medical costs and the pain and suffering, along with lost wages.
It is not unusual for the Workers Compensation Insurer to assign a nurse practitioner to an injury case like your. Sometimes the nurse practitioner can be helpful. Always keep in mind that she is an agent and probably an employee of the insurer. The practitioner's ultimate loyalty will be to...Read more »
That is a good question. In most states a "lien" cannot be attached to a workers' compensation settlement unless the government (IE Medicare or Medicaid) has paid benefits related to this work comp injury. However, you should consult ASAP with a RI attorney who does work comp.
You should contact a Rhode Island work comp attorney immediately. I grew up on Aquidneck Island. What was the date of your injury and what happened? You should not give a statement to anyone, or or written without consulting an attorney. Also do not sign anything. I am very sorry for your injury.
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