Q. What do I do with all the bills that come in after the accident?
A. Talk with your lawyer about the bills. In my office, we call doctors and ask that payment of the bills be postponed until after your case has been resolved. Many doctors will agree to this. Don’t let the bills... Continue Reading »
Q. What information do I need?
A. Get the name, address, telephone number and automobile insurance information from the other driver. Also, get the names, addresses and telephone numbers of any witnesses to the accident. Make notes of statements made by the other driver or occupants... Continue Reading »
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. Am I covered by workers’ compensation?
A. Most workers are eligible. Notable exceptions include business owners, independent contractors, casual workers, domestic employees in private homes, farm workers, maritime workers, railroad employees, and unpaid volunteers. Federal government employees are also excluded from state workers’ compensation laws, but... Continue Reading »
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