Q. If I’m initially treated by a company doctor, do I have the right to see my own doctor at some point?
A. Again, usually not. If the company doctor refers you to your doctor, then it will be accepted and you will continue to get benefits. You may, of course, at any time, get a second opinion, which you would have... Continue Reading »
Q. Who pays workers’ compensation benefits?
A. Employers are required to purchase insurance for their employees from a workers’ compensation insurance company. In some instances larger employers who are clearly solvent are allowed to self-insure or act as their own insurance company. Some smaller companies (fewer... Continue Reading »
Q. Where do I have to take my car to get it repaired?
A. It is up to you to decide who you want to repair your car. Do not be bullied by the insurance company into thinking you have to have your car repaired by the shop giving the lowest bid. You... Continue Reading »
Q. If I am injured on my lunch hour, am I covered?
A. Usually not, as it would be considered outside of the scope of your employment relationship. Continue Reading »
WASHINGTON, February 19, 2017 – Perhaps because they make so much money than the rest of us, the rich and famous tend to find themselves in court much more often than those who are not quite so financially well-endowed. The…