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Can my employer talk with my doctor?

Can my employer talk with my doctor?

Can my employer talk with my doctor? – Too often when you’re injured on the job your employer sends you to the doctor’s office, but when you go, your supervisor or someone from safety also goes with you and tells you that you have to let them come into the appointment with you because it’s…

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We Track your Money (EVERY PENNY) in a Workers’ Comp Claim

We Track your Money (EVERY PENNY) in a Workers' Comp Claim

We Track your Money (EVERY PENNY) in a Workers’ Comp Claim – One of the big differences between Workers’ Compensation cases and personal injury cases or other kinds of lawsuits is that in those cases there’s only one check, nothing gets paid until the very end with one check which has to cover everything. We Track…

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Going To The Doctor After A Work Injury?

Let's Talk about Going to the Doctor after a work injury

Going To The Doctor After A Work Injury?  – When you see a doctor for the first time it’s the most important visit you can get because so much gets determined there. What is said and not said at that visit can affect an entire claim. Going To The Doctor After A Work Injury? Be…

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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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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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Una Lesción: Que Pasa Mientras Trabajas Desde Casa

¿Qué sucede si se lesiona mientras trabaja desde casa?

Una Lesción: Que Pasa Mientras Trabajas Desde Casa ¿Qué sucede si se lesión mientras trabajando desde casa? Una Lesción: Que Pasa Mientras Trabajas Desde Casa? Cada vez más personas están trabajando desde sus casas. Y puede resultar difícil saber si todos nuestros derechos, incluyendo las lesiónes laborales, aun aplican en este contexto. Entonces, si me…

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Safety Rule Violations – Understanding Your Rights

safety rule violations

Safety Rule Violations! Are your benefits getting reduced because the carrier or employer says the injury is your fault! Hold on! It’s not that simple! Read Safety Rule Violations – Understanding Your Rights Was the work injury your fault or your employer’s? The truth is, it doesn’t matter either way… In workers’ compensation, it doesn’t…

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Independent Medical Examination? Know Your Rights!

Independent Medical Examination

Independent Medical Examination – Know Your Rights! Why Would the Insurance Company Require an Independent Medical Evaluation (RIME)? The insurance company from time to time can require that you attend an independent medical evaluation for the following reasons: (a) If you have a work injury (b) If you are treating and receiving medical care and…

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