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I am on workers comp, and I am a police officer, because of the workers comp thing I have been on light duty. Everything is still wrapped in court still, seeing doctors and all. Today I was told by my… read more
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i have a torn acl and meniscus from a work injury. i have a sedentary job however the pain and such is severe plus will need surgery to fix meniscus tear. Am i entitled to a lump some benefit … read more
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I injured my knee on the job oct 16 2013. Had operation dec
I injured my knee on the job oct 16 2013. Had operation dec 30 2013. 1. The workmans comp doctor said I was injured at 2 percent. Ive been sent a check ,900.00 2. Im a carpenter when I get off work I … read more
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Back in Jan 2012, we were out of the country at an employees
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I pulled my knee out dancing at work with a resident I am an
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To make a long story short, I have an on going worker comp
To make a long story short, I have an on going worker comp claim that has consumed the last 2.5 years of my life. I slipped on a mat at work and retore my acl. My employer agreed to cover it, waited a… read more
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I received a Performance Improvement Plan that dicated that
I received a "Performance Improvement Plan" that dicated that I may be terminated if certain criteria are not met by a certain date. I hold an outside sales position and unfortunately have torn the AC… read more
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to make a long story short i had knee injury at work did not
to make a long story short i had knee injury at work did not claim it around June 2010, did not claim it because it did not seem that bad at the time but it got worse,,and then i was job scared and un… read more
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On March 3, 2010 had an accident on job reported on 3rd of
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hi i work for the same employer for 19 years. during that time i injured both of my knees, i had acl surgeries on both knees, i also injured my back, sprain lumbar region/lumbar sacral nervitis, and i… read more
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