Maximum Medical Improvement, MMI, is the standard which doctors who work within the workers’ compensation system have reached the conclusion that your case, your condition is not going to worsen and it’s not going to get any better, that you have reached what used to be called, Permanent and Stationary, and now, Maximum Medical… Read More »
It’s a very common question, the duration, or how long it takes to settle a case and for a person to actually get paid. In California worker’s compensation cases that really depends on the type of injury, the length of treatment, and how long it takes for a person to reach what is called… Read More »
After you’ve been declared maximally, medically improved, then begins the analysis of how much permanent disability shall be assigned to your injury, and that is when it’s crucial to have a workers compensation attorney advocating to determine whether or not the doctor’s decision is fair and complete.
Any workplace injury, when a worker who is involved in his regular duties, and sustains any type of workplace injury is entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. Normally the worker’s compensation remedy, is the exclusive remedy in a case, unless there is some type of employer-based negligence that is serious and willful.
A worker’s compensation case can stay open forever. In fact, there are two types of methods in which a worker’s compensation case is concluded. One is by stipulation, where it is stipulated how much permanent disability an injured worker has, and that person can return to work, receive the benefits that he’s entitled to… Read More »
When a person is injured on the job, they normally need a workers’ compensation attorney in order to make sure that their interests and their rights are being protected throughout the process. Because it is a long process where the employers and the insurance companies that represent those employers have the interests of the… Read More »
Workers’ compensation is a system that is created to protect workers who have been injured on the job. They will receive benefits while they’re unable to work and receive the medical treatment that they’re entitled to all in an effort to rehabilitate them back to work.
But normally, the sooner you retain a worker’s compensation attorney, the better. The attorney is able to garnish the evidence, is able to round up all the medical treatment and all the medical documents that are necessary, and an attorney can come in and begin to litigate your case to make sure that your… Read More »
When am injured worker has been declared temporary totally disabled, the workers’ compensation insurance is obligated to pay 2/3 of their normal salary. For example, if an average worker made $100 a day, they would receive $66.66 a day while they are on temporary total disability, which is 2/3 of their salary. This, although… Read More »
In a normal workers compensation case, there are normally four benefits. The first being temporary disability, which is entitled temporary total disability, where the injured worker is paid two thirds of their normal salary during the time that he or she is found to be temporarily totally disabled. The second benefit is that of… Read More »