What can you not do while on workers comp?

2020-07-08T17:48:40+00:00|

Things to do and not do in your WORKERS' COMPENSATION CASE DO NOT give a recorded statement about your case to the insurance adjustor or anyone else. If a nurse employed by the workers' compensation carrier contacts you, DO NOT discuss your medical condition, employment, employment prospects, personal life or anything else with him/her. [...]

Can you be fired while out on workers comp?

2020-05-25T17:40:14+00:00, |

One reason many people avoid filing claims for workers' compensation is the fear they will lose their jobs. ... The short answer is, no, your employer cannot fire you merely because of your workers' compensation claim. However, your employer can fire you while you have an open workers' compensation claim. We Offer a Free [...]

Can you collect workers comp and work at the same time?

2020-05-25T17:40:25+00:00, |

Can I work while on workers' compensation? The short answer is no. Workers receive workers' compensation benefits because they are injured and unable to perform their usual job duties. It is possible to receive Social Security disability and workers' compensation benefits at the same time. We Offer a Free Consultation! Call Today 713-785-9484 Hablamos [...]

Does workers comp pay full salary?

2020-05-25T17:40:34+00:00, |

Workers' comp does pay hospital and medical expenses that are necessary to diagnose and treat your injury. But it also provides disability payments while you are unable to work (typically, about two-thirds of your regular salary). We Offer a Free Consultation! Call Today 713-785-9484 Hablamos español. Consultas gratis. Maida Law Firm - Auto Accident [...]

Is it too late to file workers comp?

2020-05-25T17:40:40+00:00, |

How late is too late to file a claim? Generally, you have two years from the date of an injury to file a workers' compensation claim. If you fail to file a claim within two years, your claim will be barred by the Statute of Limitations. Call an attorney as soon as you have [...]

Do workers comp doctors lie?

2020-05-25T17:40:46+00:00, |

It may be tempting to act like things are worse than they really are; however, you should be honest about your condition, including any pain you experience. If you lie about your symptoms or exaggerate, you may lose credibility and damage your chances of obtaining workers' comp benefits. We Offer a Free Consultation! Call [...]

Can I lose my job due to an injury?

2020-05-25T17:40:52+00:00, |

Most states have laws that make it illegal to fire an employee solely because the employee has suffered a workplace injury and filed a workers' compensation claim. However, an employee may be fired if the injury makes the employee unable to complete the employee's essential job responsibilities. We Offer a Free Consultation! Call Today [...]

What are my rights on workers compensation?

2020-05-25T17:40:57+00:00, |

You have the right to file a claim for your injury or illness in workers compensation court or the state industrial court. You have the right to see a doctor and to pursue medical treatment. if you are released to return to work by your physician, you have the right to return to your [...]

What if I can’t do my job after injury?

2020-05-25T17:41:02+00:00, |

The short answer is yes, you can be fired after a work injury. Sometimes employers can't provide returning employees with their previous job or pay. In most cases, your employer is not required to continue your employment if you can't return to your former job duties or if there isn't another suitable job available. [...]

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