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Do I need a lawyer for worker's compensation case in Florida?

Yes because there are two benefits, and only two benefits, which you receive in a workers' compensation case. You get medical expenses that …

Answered by Barry A. Stein

Do I Need A Lawyer For A Workers Comp Case In Pennsylvania?

If you’ve been injured on the job in Pennsylvania, you can pursue a workers' compensation claim for medical costs …

Answered by Jeffrey S. Gross

Am I eligible to file for a 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund cancer claim in New York?

Can you say “YES” to both 9/11 related questions below? 1. Were you present in the “9/11 Crash Site Area” (generally …

Answered by Troy G. Rosasco

A doctor told me that my repetitive strain injury, like carpal tunnel, is work-related. Can I get workers’ compensation in New York?

Yes, you can! A repetitive strain injury or repeated trauma is compensable under workers’ compensation law and is covered under the category of …

Answered by Edgar Romano

How much is a work injury worth in New York? Is it worth it to contact a lawyer?

It is hard to quantify exactly how much a work injury is worth. It may be worth very little if your injury is minor and results in little or no time …

Answered by Edgar Romano

How do I get the medical care I need in a worker's compensation case in Florida?

In Florida, all workers' compensation cases begin by asking your employer for medical care for an accident-related injury. If a physician …

Answered by Barry A. Stein

How long may I receive worker’s compensation medical benefits in Florida?

In Florida, Worker’s compensation medical benefits are to be provided to allow you to recover from your work related injury. If you have a …

Answered by Barry A. Stein

I have heard about settlements in New York Workers' Compensation known as a Schedule Loss of Use and a Section 32. Can you explain I only injured my arm?

There are many different types of settlements. As your attorney, it would be my job to review the needs of the injured worker both …

Answered by Leslie G. Tilles

Under the Illinois Workers' Compensation Act, does my employer have to take me back to work after my doctor releases me from medical care due to a work-related accident?

No, your employer does not have to provide you with employment after you are released by your doctor.  However, if your doctor releases you to …

Answered by Arnold G. Rubin

If I am unable to return to work after my New York State work related injury, can I apply for Social Security Disability?

Yes. Workers' compensation and Social Security cases work well together. The injured worker can receive both workers' compensation …

Answered by Leslie G. Tilles

Are undocumented Immigrants entitled to New Jersey Workers' Compensation benefits?

Some undocumented New Jersey immigrants work as day laborers in high-risk occupations such as roofing and construction and others work in …

Answered by Randy Grossman

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