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1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation for West Virginia on
Q: Will I still receive a settlement from compensation for my back surgery after I return to work?

It's in WV through brickstreet. I just had three discs repaired with a fusion on two of them. Will I still receive a settlement for my injury even if I return to work?

Jerry Lutkenhaus
Jerry Lutkenhaus answered on Dec 18, 2017

If your claim is in West Virginia, you would have to contact a West Virginia lawyer for legal advice. If you are able to return to work without "any" work restrictions even though you had a back fusion that would decrease the value of your settlement.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation and Animal / Dog Law for West Virginia on
Q: What do i do?

I'm a delivery driver for papa John's and friday night i was on a delivery and was attacked by the owners dog while going to knock on the door. I did not see any beware of dog signs and the owners of the dog wouldn't even come outside two younger children come out and got the pizza. I told them... Read more »

D. Michael Burke Esq
D. Michael Burke Esq answered on Nov 19, 2017

You may have a case against the homeowner, as well as a Workers' Comp claim. Have you seen a doctor? You will receive nothing (or very little) if you don't seek medical attention. Our office no longer handles Workers' Comp cases, but the rule used to be that you had to miss at least 4 days of work,... Read more »

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