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I work part time on the books, am I covered under workers

I work part time on the books, am I covered under workers compensation and or disability?? I work in New York State

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legalgems

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I hurt my right shoulder november 12 2014 went to hospital

i hurt my right shoulder november 12 2014 went to hospital they said nothing was broken told to wear a sling for ten days.i went four days then had a stroke on same side that was injured.was inhospital for a month not until i got home and tried to rehab from stroke it was painful to lift right arm. so thearpist told me to go to dr. he stated he thought it was a torn rotator he could not be sure without mri sent to stroke dr. evauate condition of body to see if i could do mri because of stroke done nerve testing and was okayed for mri. it was found to be a major tear in rotator time passed and was finally ok for surgery that went well. to get what i wanted to know is the state offered almost 24000. the letter i receieved from them then i get letter from cowles company i used to work for stated i was over paid during all this they sent a check for 13000 and monthly installments 972 they take145. leaves 847. a month except last installment suppose to be jan2017 but it is only 132. according to my figures they still owed over 3000. what can i do also do i have to pay taxes on this being a was a personal injury claim.

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Alex J. Esq.

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I was on workers comp back in 2014 I had sprained my ankle

I was on workers comp back in 2014 I had sprained my ankle at work (harris teeter ) they waited a week to send my to the doctor they then spreaded my appointments far out didn't get An appointment until 2015 upon messed up ankle my ankle have out my knee popped and I fell I explained that to them they wouldn't cover my knew they sent me too physical therapy for my ankle once in physical therapy my knee gave out and I was unable to continue until a month later by time it was time for me to go back they canceled my therapy I have tried to get in touch with them emails phone calls vm no call back until this day my ankle is really bothering me what should I do

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John

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I hired attorney to represent me in a workers comp case who

I hired attorney to represent me in a workers comp case who advised me to accept anoffer to settle the claim, this was in August of 2015nine. At that time he informed me itwould take approximately thirty days for the insurance company to get a medicalset aside from Social Security. Now he no longer communicates with me regardingthis claim and I received notification from Social Security that over nineteen thousanddollars had been withheld to a workers compensation set aside, yet I still have notheard from my attorney. Should I just fax my attorney a copy of the S.S. notice or isthere anything else I can do to put this settlement back in motion. I strongly feel Ihave been more than patient, but it's just not working. Any advice and help would begreatly appreciated. Thank you.

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LawTalk

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Need advice from an expert attorney on an employer that I'm

Need advice from an expert attorney on an employer that I'm currently employed with that allows out of service vehicles to be used that are unsafe and practices negligent/ maintenance of high profile commercial vehicles

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Law Educator, Esq.

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My company is located in the state of California. My company

My company is located in the state of California. My company is a computer sales and repair company. I hired an employee on 01/21/2016 at about 8 AM. He was referred to me by a friend and came to my business. Employee was injured on the same day (01/21/2016 at 4 PM) of the employment by falling off a ladder while cleaning the facility. His job description was cleaning, minor maintenance and shipping and receiving. We received a copy of ID from the Employee, address and telephone number but no employment verification was performed and employee stated afterwards, after the injury, he has no social security number. We are not able to perform an employment verification eligibility because the employee has no social security number. Workers compensation company, Employers, after treating him, medical surgery and weekly pay at 60% rate for about 4 months, is asking us to hire him back at a lighter duty job than in his original job duty description, he can stand on his leg but no more than 15 minutes without sitting. First of all we have hired another person already for the job, secondly we are unable to verify his employment eligibility. What we like to know is: What should we respond to Workers Comp company? We didn't have enough time to verify employment eligibility initially. Federal law prohibits performing an employment verification prior to an employment offer. https://www.eeoc.gov/laws/practices/inquiries_citizenship.cfmHowever, an employment offer might be interpreted differently from starting to work. The fear is, the workers compensation company might come back and try seek damages from us, because the employee was not eligible to work and was hired. We want to know how we should structure our response. If we just say we don't need him anymore, given the "at will" employment law and the fact that we are a small business and couldn't wait for the new hire to recover, it should be legally ok. The question is, how should we structure our response the workers compensation company not to have a negative effect on our future coverage and possibly being sued by them?

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Phillips Esq.

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I had a small landscaping business and a guy got hurt and I

I had a small landscaping business and a guy got hurt and I had no WC insurance. I lost at the hearing and now am being ordered to deposit a large sum of money to the WC trustee or post a bond within 10 days. I won't be able to pay or post a bond. Can you explain the legal process that will occur when I don't pay?

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KJL LAW

Juris Doctorate

 
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I have been involved with a work related injury, having surgery

I have been involved with a work related injury, having surgery on my rotator cuff. Surgery was successful however I developed another injury during rehabilitation with a bicep injury. At present time neither workman compensation insurance and my employer are taking responsibility. Employer wants the injury to be claimed with the original injury and the insurance wants it claimed as a new injury. The orthopedic doctor has described it as a new injury resulting from the original injury.I returned to work but experienced severe pain ,fatigue and weakness in my arm. Orthopedic doctor has put me on limited duty and requested physical therapy. Liberty mutual insurance denied the therapy and my employer will not allow me to work with restrictions. I am now on my 6th week of not working and not being paid. I'm asking for direction on how to proceed with this issue.

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John

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Doctoral Degree

 
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I HAVE BEEN UNFAIRLY FIRED AND MY I HAVE SUFFERED CHARACTER

I HAVE BEEN UNFAIRLY FIRED AND MY I HAVE SUFFERED CHARACTER DEFAMATION AT THE HANDS OF HR PERSONNEL AT MY COMPANY. I HAVE BEEN FALSELY ACCUSED OF HAVING BEING OVERHEARD MAKING PERSONAL INJURY THREATS TO ANOTHER EMPLOYEE. AN ALLEGED POLICE REPORT HAS BEEN FILED BUT BEFORE BEING ABLE TO OBTAIN A COPY OF SUCH REPORT I WAS LET GO. I HAVE A WORKERS COMPENSATION CASE DUE TO A PREVIOUS SERIOUS INJURY AT WORK. I AM CONFUSED AND WANT TO KNOW IF I HAVE ANY LEGAL RIGHTS TO FIGHT OFF THIS UNFAIR TERMINATION AND DEFAMATION OF CHARACTER MATTER?

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Asad Rahman

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J.D.

 
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