i recieving benefits weekly due to injury on the job. one year after surgery and i recieved my injury rating from doctor who did the surgery, workers comp insurance terminated my checks and told me to talk with my lawyer, the question is can they do that without me having recieved my settlement.
there is no agreement on settlement nor has one been approved by me as i stated in my question
i have not asked for a settlement nor have i been issued a settlement, what are you reading in my second reply, there is no settlement
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