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Workers’ Compensation Wage Replacement (Temporary Total or Temporary Partial)

When you get hurt at work and can’t immediately return due to your injuries, how much will you be paid a week? If you are temporarily unable to perform any work, you are entitled to 2/3 of your gross pre-injury average weekly wage (in an accepted case). There must be seven days of disability before [...]

By |2020-09-11T12:36:17+00:00September 12th, 2017|Benefits, Workers Compensation|0 Comments

What is Maximum Medical Improvement (MMI)?

You may have heard your physician mention maximum medical improvement (MMI).  In workers’ compensation, MMI means that your physician believes you have recovered as much as you are going to.  This doesn’t mean you shouldn’t keep treating, rather it means that your physician no longer expects improvement.    However, if you are in pain we [...]

By |2020-06-11T12:16:33+00:00May 25th, 2017|Medical, Workers Compensation|0 Comments

How do I get a doctor?

After you report your injury (and it is an accepted injury) the employer or carrier is supposed to offer you a panel of three physicians.  Picking a doctor is a very important decision because once you choose your doctor, he becomes your authorized treating physician.  Many people simply look at the list and choose the [...]

By |2020-06-11T12:16:50+00:00April 3rd, 2017|Medical, Workers Compensation|0 Comments

Workers’ Compensation Mileage Reimbursement

With an established workers’ compensation claim, you are entitled to mileage reimbursement for your medical treatment.  This includes trips to your authorized treating physician(s), physical therapy, and diagnostic testing.  Only medical treatment is covered, so mileage to the pharmacy for prescribed medication is not reimbursed.     Many people aren’t aware of their entitlement to [...]

By |2020-06-11T12:17:16+00:00March 8th, 2017|Benefits, Workers Compensation|0 Comments

When I am out of work, what happens to my health insurance?

Healthcare is a big issue, and with the high cost of medical care, the need for healthcare is a serious one.  However, many people worry about how their workers’ compensation injury will affect their healthcare benefits. Initially, your private healthcare insurance may well not cover your worker’s compensation injury (unless the injury is denied by [...]

By |2020-06-11T12:17:34+00:00February 10th, 2017|Workers Compensation|0 Comments
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