What if you are injured at work and your employer or their insurance provider want to know from the doctor the status of your injury? One of the ways they can do this is by simply requesting the treating physician to fill out a Medical Status Questionnaire to the physician. This is a form that […]
What is the Workers’ Compensation Medical Status Questionnaire?
When you receive your workers’ compensation benefits, you have been evaluated by a doctor as to what limitations you may have when you go back to work. Let’s say that you have hurt your arm, and the doctor limits you to “light duty” work, and perhaps sets a limit to the weight that you can […]
The answer is maybe! When an employer, or especially their workers’ compensation insurance company, wants to take a recorded statement from you, they are not trying to help you. They will probably try to use the statement against you in the future. Most of the time they are gathering ammunition to use against you in […]
When you are injured on the job and you receive workers’ compensation benefits, you have an opportunity to qualify for vocational rehabilitation. If after your injury your employer lets you know they no longer have a position for you due to your limitations then you may be able to go through vocational rehabilitation. You can […]
Generally speaking, mileage to go to and from treatment is covered under workers’ compensation if the client travels 20 miles or more roundtrip. The current mileage reimbursement rate is $.565 per mile, but it is subject to change in accordance to the Internal Revenue Service guidelines. If the Internal Revenue Service alters the mileage rates, […]
The short answer to the question is yes. When a homeowner is facing foreclosure they should immediately look at their options in filing bankruptcy. Whether you are looking into options for keeping the house or surrendering it, bankruptcy could very well be the best option for you. The hardest decision for most people comes down […]
If you have been injured by an accident at work, you will find it is in your best interest to meet with an attorney as soon as possible to be sure your rights are being protected. When you meet with an attorney, you will likely find that one of the first questions they ask you […]