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I need guidance on labor workers comp law, ca, no, I am

I need guidance on labor workers comp lawJA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: caJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: I am short term disability from an incident at my existing job, I havent been trying to get referrals to specialists from the workers comp insurance company they are dragging on it.. been 2 months from date of incudence..JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: I have been gettting payment but now I have an offer of a new job...and want to take the new job

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Marsha411JD

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I was terminated with a severance recently. In the severance

I was terminated with a severance recently. In the severance agreement I signed there was no mention of any overpayment of salary by the employer to me. Now my employer wants to retrieve 3 months of salary they paid to me while I was on short-term disability. They state I did not have substantiate leave for that time. Before my termination I appealed the decision made by the insurance company assigned by the employer. This appeal is now pending decision by December 2016 or possibly January 2017.I am liable to pay back salary for 3 months to the employer that terminated me with severance a couple of months ago under these circumstances? Do I need to seek legal representation and have a lawyer handle the communication with my employer and insurance company solely? Please advise. Thank you. Does the state I live in matter?

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Infolawyer

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I had shoulder surgery on July 11. I am short term

i had shoulder surgery on July 11. I am short term disability up till 10/2 which is subsidized by the employer and state of Nj. can I travel out of the country for 1 week.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: new jersey. I am an RN travelling consultantJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: at will, full timeJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: got approval fom md to travel late sept. Still having PT, FMLA is up to 10/2

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texlawyer

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My daughter was just notified by phone that she has been

My daughter was just notified by phone that she has been terminated because she has been out sick since August 1, 2016. She was in the ER twice then admitted to the hospital on August 5, 2016, had a severe pinched nerve, possible 2 bulging discs, numerous CT and MRI scans, released from hospital on August 10, 2016 with future appointments with numerous follow up Dr's, Orthopedic, Rheumatologist, and physical therapy 3 times a week, she has been taking numerous pain and anti-inflammatory medications which would impair her driving. Not to mention she cannot walk without a walker, she cannot put any pressure on left leg to walk, needs help to get up from sitting position, we were always in contact with her employer telling them hopefully she would be returning to work the following week. But she hasn't gotten any better. We are in the process of filling for short term disability but her doctor has not completed the paperwork. What are our options? We have all documentation for every day she has been absent from work. This nerve pain came on all of a sudden and she was a model employee prior to August 1st. Please help and your advice and guidance is greatly appreciated. LM

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Allen M., Esq.

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I have an employee that is out on short term disability. She

I have an employee that is out on short term disability. She has a letter stating that she is not released to return to work yet. She has an appointment with her physician on Monday. I just was told that she is on a cruise. She was originally scheduled off this week for a vacation before going out on short term disability. Can she do this?

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John

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Listed as terminated on 7/1/16. not true. fearful POE form

listed as terminated on 7/1/16. not true. fearful POE form filed against me by mistake or by vengeful old manager. I am unable to obtain information from current company I am working for. Cigna short term disability notified me of this being listed.

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Law Educator, Esq.

Attorney At Law

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I took 6 months short term disabilty leave. I could not

I took 6 months short term disabilty leave. I could not return to work because of my back. I ended up having back surgery. My leave ended the day after my surgery. I had rods put in my back and a disk replaced and verterbrates fused. The doctor told me I could return to work in 3 months with limitations. My company told me I had to be back to work in 8 weeks. If I don't return by then I will be terminated. My next doctors appointment won't be until the day after my return to work date. I will then start rehab. I have already lost my full time position with the company. Can they fire me at the eight week mark. I read personal leave is 12 weeks not 8.

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LawTalk

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Juris Doctor

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My husband almost died las t year from a bleeding ullcer we

My husband almost died las t year from a bleeding ullcer we never knew about. He was literally working day and night for his company. So he went to the hospital had surgery, transfusions etc. and I was wondering if there was any compensation he couldve had being out from work?

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Samuel II

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Can I travel to recuperate if I go on short term disability?

I am about to go on short term disability in NY. Can I travel to recuperate in another state?

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Allen M., Esq.

JAG officer and former adjunct prof.

Juris Doctor, Cum Laude

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