Only one day of work was missed, and the employee was fine to return to work the next day. The injury was unrelated to the job, happened outside of work; and the employee doesn't need workers compensation, just a day to rest at home and take some medication. Can the employee refuse the workers... Read more »
There is no reason to file a workers' comp claim if the incident was not work related. Work related injuries can occur off the premises if the incident occurred while you were in the course and scope of employment.
Husband is subcontractor in construction and was promised on going work. I was told his boss interested in administrator for company. During discussion while waiting for husband's return from assignment, the new boss asked me if i would have sex with him for money. After being declined, he... Read more »
I was backed into on domino's parking lot by a delivery driver. Domino's took care of the medical bills but is saying to me as of today they aren't obligated today me lost wages know that it wrong I looked. I needn't money.
He was told that he has whiplash and some bruising to his left shoulder causing him to miss work. He was checked out by the company's physician and although she confirmed the whiplash and bruising to his left shoulder, prescribed him some Motrin and a muscle relaxer, she cleared him to return to... Read more »
If the employer purchased a policy of workers' compensation, your son could get his medical expenses and lost time paid through the workers' comp carrier. You cannot collect pain and suffering under workers' comp because it is a policy of insurance only. Your son could make a claim against the...Read more »
Law enforcement and certain governmental and licensing agencies will retain information about criminal cases, even if an order of non-disclosure has been entered. What will happen in your specific case is unknown. Good luck.
Wanted to know what type of business would be better: non-profit or a LLC. Should I have a lawyer look over contract between my company and the school district. Do I need another company to handle taxes and payroll.
An attorney would need to know more about the program to advise on what type of business structure to use. There are many factors to consider when forming a business. It would be best to have a lawyer review a contract with a school district.
He has me in his truck 280 miles from home working on a remodel. We're the only 2 people working the job. The owner of the house is a federal agent and my boss is using that to bully me. Im paid in cash. I have asked for him to sign a contract labor agreement, to which he has refused. His advances... Read more »
I have been employed with United Healthcare since 2009 a new supervisor was transferred to our company from Florida. I received a letter stating I will be terminated as of 4/2/18 even though I did not voluntarily quit. My insurance was all so cancelled I am still under psychiatric care due to I had... Read more »
Mental trauma injury is not covered by workers' compensation unless it involved a one time event resulting in the trauma. If you have issues with your supervisor who is discriminating against you because you have an injury, you will need to consult with a labor and employment law attorney. Good...Read more »
My employer is a specialist that performs oral surgeries. Her assistants are phlebotomist and not surgical assistants nor dental assistants, but they are next to her doing surgery with very minimal to no training. She has them taking x-rays without a license. She also leaves out of town and the... Read more »
These are potential violations of the law which need to be addressed by the appropriate agencies like the state medical board, health department, OSHA, or district attorney's office. These violations do not fall under workers' comp which deals primarily with injured workers.
I previously had DACA that expired December 2016 and since I got married with a legal citizen, we started the process of fixing my status. But we’re getting a divorce and I’m not sure where that leaves me.
My wife called the cops on me, as I had a gun I was moving to a brand new safe that was purchased. When the cops came, they questioned her and me, and she pressed no charges after they realized nothing had occurred, other than her freaking out. I am looking to get a new job, and my fear is this... Read more »
Unless you were arrested, it is unlikely this incident would appear on a background check in 2018. There is almost certainly a record of it somewhere, so it is hard to predict what will appear on a background check 20 years from now... but today you mostly have to worry about situations that go a...Read more »
Someone was texting me saying I knew them. I went along with it for a while. Once I found them out completely they revealed that they accessed my personal information through a computer at work. Is there any way to find out who they are and bring justice? Did they commit an actual crime?
It is POSSIBLE that a crime has been committed, but more facts would have to be uncovered. See Section 33 of the Texas Penal Code for the law on the subject. To institute criminal proceedings, contact law enforcement in your area.
They took money from my checks to pay for maintenance on company vehicles, altered my time sheets that I submitted to payroll, and never paid me my last check or for hours I worked before I was terminated.
You can go talk to a local employment lawyer. Usually ones representing employees give free consultations and might be willing to take up the case on a contingent basis (they only get paid if you do). Alternatively, you can file a wage claim with the Texas Workforce Commission and/or the Wage Hour...Read more »
Employers frequently will try and produce alternative, legal reasons for termination of an employee. You should talk to a local employment lawyer ASAP to discuss your case, as a person must file suit within 90 days of an EEOC right to sue letter. These cases are too detail intensive to evaluate...Read more »
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