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Prior Injury or Accident? Tell Your Treating Physician and Attorney!

Many persons injured in automobile or other types of accidents initially deny the fact they have been injured before and have injured the same part of the body affected in the present accident. This is a grave mistake and potentially disastrous to the case. In situations where an individual has been hurt before, it is important that all prior medical conditions are discussed with the treating physicians and the attorney. This is even more important when the parts of the body injured in the present accident were injured prior to this accident. The defense will obtain records concerning the injured person’s prior accidents and quite often the prior medical history… Read More »

Time Is Ticking Away For $5,000 Workers’ Compensation Return to Work Supplement Program!

Senate Bill 863 created the Return to Work (RTW) Supplement Program annual fund of $120 million.  This fund is supposed to provide supplemental payments to workers whose permanent disability benefits are disproportionately low compared to earning losses.  If eligible an injured worker will receive payment of $5,000 from the fund. To be eligible for the RTW the industrial injury must be on or after 1/1/2013 and the injured worker must have received a supplemental job displacement benefit (SJDB) voucher.  An application for RTW payments must be within one year from April 13, 2015 or within a year from when the SJDB was served on the injured worker, whichever is later. … Read More »

Damages in a Car Crash

Have you ever sat at a red stop light, minding your business, when you saw headlights coming from behind at a high rate of speed?  Will the car stop in time?  Will it swerve and miss me?  Should I try to get out of the way, but possibly cause harm to somebody else? Before you can react, CRASH, you are hit. You are taken from the crash site by ambulance without seeing that the driver of the car that hit you was drunk.  Alcohol and/or pain killers and/or both, the driver of the other car did not see you stopped at the intersection and did not see the red stop… Read More »