Employee based on the results based on violating a drug-free workplace policy? But, the employee had not been in the workplace for 7 days. Post injury & workman's comp window of time for testing had long passed. Not at fault for the injury.
No warning, was threatened to submit or... View More
After completing an incident report, and being interviewed by the manager, a supervisor, and an hr representative, I was told that I was not at fault for this employee getting injured. They reviewed my statement, took statements from witnesses, and thoroughly viewed the video coverage of the event.... View More
A Kentucky attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. As a general matter, there's nothing to stop someone from suing another person. That's simply the way the legal system works. However, lawsuits could then be defended, dismissed, or meet other outcomes....View More
Every month they assign "dashers" a premium service called "top dasher" if you meet all their requirements by the end of the month. I've met all of there requirements for 15 months, and this month, they refused to give me this service. This service entitles dashers more... View More
I was hurt on 11/06/19, the dr took me off work on 12/03/19 after the MRI results came in showing I have a full thickness tear of my supraspinatus tendon in my left shoulder. My doctor requested surgery approval. I have not received the approval or TTD and it's been 30+ days. It was turned... View More
You can file a complaint with the Commissioner of the Department of Workers Claim for violations of the Unfair Claims Practice Act, for essentially failing to respond to a request timely. Unfortunately, the remedy is the Workers Compensation Board may fine the employer, but you do not receive the...View More
I had surgery but the dr said I need a knee replacement. FCE said sit down work only. How much can i expect feom a settlement and what is an acxeptable settlement. I was also let go the day after my surgery from an alleged incifent 3 weeks prior to the surgery.
Got hurt on the job in KY, am self-employed and insurance company paid me worker comp benefits for 2 year, a little over and one day after seeing a doctor they wanted me to see they just stopped paying me. Said I was at MMI. Are they able to do that without Judges order and am I able to recoup back... View More
Yes, the insurance company can stop paying TTD when you are found at MMI. But, the determination of MMI can be contested if your doctor believes you are not at MMI. If and when you are at MMI, however, you then become entitled to compensation for either permanent partial or permanent total...View More
I was injured at my job and have been off on Comp for 5 months and some change. I have been released to return to work. They are talking about demoting me from the position I was in to another. Can they do that or do they have to return me to my previous position before I got hurt?
Under the Kentucky Workers' Compensation Act, you are entitled to recover wages lost due to treatment for your work-related injuries. Depending on circumstances, you may also be entitled to reimbursement for mileage to and from treatment and/or evaluations. If you have further questions, feel...View More
Your employer is not required to accommodate restrictions related to a work injury. However, if they can not reasonably accommodate, then the workers' compensation insurance carrier would have to pay lost wages (temporary total disability) during the period you're not working because the...View More
My original orthopedic surgeon retired and my attorney and myself have tirelessly tried to contact my previous employers workers comp to arrange payment for a new care taker, but they never return any of our calls. My last visit to orthopedic surgeon was February of 2014. I have seen other doctors... View More
They denied my finance's referral for a doctor that may actually help & say he's reached 'maximum medical potential.' They claim there is nothing further a doctor could do, implying he is stuck with his injury the rest of his life. They have ended his pay and are referring... View More
Unfortunately, the worker's compensation system in most States limits care and is set up in the manner to save money rather than to provide reasonable and necessary care to injured workers. You need to speak to an attorney who will better advise you as to your rights, remedies, and...View More
It depends on whether the worker has returned to work and what workers compensation benefit being referred to. If you return to work, after receiving TTD benefits, and then are reduced in hours, you will probably not receive additional TTD benefits. Your medical and all other workers compensation...View More
This is my first time filing and had no idea how it worked. I received a registered letter from WC stating in CAPITAL letters that they "DID NOT" know that they were also paying me. If my employer pays for workers compensation, shouldn't I have to pay them back and not WC? I am... View More
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