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Pain Scale and How Injured Workers Can Rate Their Pain

Pain Scale And How Injured Workers Can Rate Their Pain

Pain Scale and How Injured Workers Can Rate Their Pain – In a doctor’s appointment an injured worker will be asked what’s their pain between 0 and 10, with 0 being no pain and 10 being the worst pain somebody can feel, but who knows what that means? The doctors never go on and describe…

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Independent Medical Exam to fight the Company Doctor

Independent Medical Exam to fight the Company Doctor

Independent Medical Exam to fight the Company Doctor – A lot of times we have clients who say they went to see the company doctor, but they still feel bad, and the doctors are telling them that there’s nothing else they can do for them. They know they’re not as good as they can get, and…

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Permanent Partial Disability

Permanent Partial Disability

Permanent Partial Disability – When you’re placed at Maximum Medical Improvement (MMI), one of the benefits you’re entitled to is called Permanent Partial Disability or Impairment Rating, and it’s theoretically designed to compensate you for your future wage loss capacity, but they don’t take into account whether you’re working or not. Permanent Partial Disability What are…

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Workers Comp: STD & LTD

Should I apply for STD or LTD while on Workers Comp?

Workers Comp: STD & LTD – Some injured workers have personal short-term or long-term disability policies (or both). Today we’re going to be answering when and if you should try to get wage loss under Workers’ Compensation AND access your short or long-term disability policy.  Workers Comp: STD & LTD What is short and long-term…

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