Q. Does an injury have to have a definite date of onset in order to be covered?
A. No. Your injury does not need to be caused by an accident, such as a fall from a ladder. Many workers receive compensation for repetitive stress injuries, including carpal tunnel syndrome and back problems, and for injuries caused by... Continue Reading »
Q. What will I get for my car?
A. You will get the amount of money necessary to repair your car to the condition it was in before the accident. If the car is a “total loss” you would then be offered the amount the car was worth,... Continue Reading »
Q. How do you know what pain and suffering is worth?
A. Pain and suffering evaluations are necessarily subjective and are based on similar cases, and a lawyer’s experience and knowledge of the community. My practice is limited to personal injury claims, and I have been practicing law since 1980, during... Continue Reading »
Q. Can my spouse recover for loss of services, and for participating in my care?
A. No. Benefits are paid to you for your loss. Your spouse’s assistance is considered gratuitous. Additionally, there are no “punitive damage” awards under workers’ compensation. Continue Reading »
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