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  • tony's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:40 PM
    cremebulleYou don't meet the requirements to be covered by the ADA - you don't have a qualifying disability. If anything negative comes up in a...
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  • cremebulle's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:56 PM
    If something negative returns on the background check regarding my claim, am I not protected in some form by the ADA about how they can use this...
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  • tony's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:49 PM
    cremebulleOf course they can rescind the offer, they're not bound to anything. Their insurer will demand a thorough background check, I assure you...
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  • cremebulle's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:06 PM
    I am currently on LOA, since 2017, still getting paystubs and W-2 and applied for a new job performing the same work details as my previous job. The...
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  • tony's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:19 AM
    Be honest - Inform the employer of your condition and the circumstances, ask them if they are willing to accommodate your restrictions - If not, ...
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  • Raptorman2018's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:50 AM
    I broke my back on vacation. Had surgery and after 5 weeks returned on light duty 25 pounds or less. My employer now has me lifting double that or...
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  • tony's Avatar
    02-15-2019, 03:25 PM
    tony replied to a thread Attorney Fees in Illinois
    RegMaybe, it depends on the language in the retainer. Some lawyers do base their fees on the total amount of the award - they claim they're entitled...
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  • Reg's Avatar
    02-15-2019, 01:54 PM
    Reg replied to a thread Attorney Fees in Illinois
    That’s my point about the medical cost being added to my award instead of going directly to my doctor. My lawyer taking an additional 20% of of the...
    9 replies | 184 view(s)
  • complwyr's Avatar
    02-15-2019, 01:26 PM
    If you have $150,000 or so laying around to pay the litigation expenses of the med mal claim, sure. But odds are, even if negligence occurred, your...
    2 replies | 79 view(s)
  • complwyr's Avatar
    02-15-2019, 01:22 PM
    complwyr replied to a thread Attorney Fees in Illinois
    Reg, your explanation of the award makes no sense to me either. If you have open medicals, then the money to pay the workers' comp doctor should...
    9 replies | 184 view(s)
  • Reg's Avatar
    02-14-2019, 03:12 PM
    Reg replied to a thread Attorney Fees in Illinois
    My cost were $4400 besides the 20%. $3000 of that was for my doctors deposition. The rest was for medical records and court reporters since my case...
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  • Reg's Avatar
    02-14-2019, 03:04 PM
    Reg replied to a thread Attorney Fees in Illinois
    The interest was imposed by the arbitrator if they appeal. The commissioners appeal board confirmed that it was suppose to be paid. I thought that...
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  • complwyr's Avatar
    02-14-2019, 02:00 PM
    complwyr replied to a thread Attorney Fees in Illinois
    Your lawyer, not the judge, is supposed to make sure you don't get screwed. That is your lawyer's job. Getting interest probably requires a motion...
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  • Reg's Avatar
    02-14-2019, 01:41 PM
    Reg replied to a thread Attorney Fees in Illinois
    The money for the doctor is being deducted from my check by my lawyer before I receive it so he can pay the doctor. He also deducted cost for the...
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  • tony's Avatar
    02-14-2019, 01:05 PM
    tony replied to a thread Attorney Fees in Illinois
    Better get a hold of your lawyer and ask what the deal is, none of this sounds right to me. Be careful with that money they gave you for medical,...
    9 replies | 184 view(s)
  • Reg's Avatar
    02-14-2019, 12:14 PM
    Reg replied to a thread Attorney Fees in Illinois
    I wasn’t on SSDI when my hand injury occurred 8 years ago. I am on SSDI now but you can’t have a Medicare set aside when you go to trial and receive...
    9 replies | 184 view(s)
  • tony's Avatar
    02-14-2019, 05:30 AM
    tony replied to a thread Possible Wrong Diagnosis in Legal Issues
    Probably not - you'd have to proof all of these ifs, even then, that may not meet the standard for malpractice. Find something else to do. Tony
    2 replies | 79 view(s)
  • Lisada64's Avatar
    02-13-2019, 06:06 PM
    My workers compensation claim was made in the State of: TN. If the primary doc diagnosis was incorrect and the primary cause of my and discomfort was...
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  • tony's Avatar
    02-13-2019, 05:20 PM
    tony replied to a thread Attorney Fees in Illinois
    They're not suppose to pay you directly for medical, that money should've went to the doctor. I see you're on SSDI, if they paid the bill you will...
    9 replies | 184 view(s)
  • Reg's Avatar
    02-12-2019, 06:11 PM
    Reg started a thread Attorney Fees in Illinois
    Are attorney’s suppose to take 20% of medical bills payed in addition to 20% of the award amount? I won my workers comp trial and the commission...
    9 replies | 184 view(s)
  • tony's Avatar
    02-12-2019, 05:20 PM
    tony replied to a thread Mg2 Form in New York
    There's nothing common in this game, they'll try anything - only your lawyer can answer these questions, he knows the facts of your claim. Tony
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  • lily3892's Avatar
    02-12-2019, 05:06 PM
    lily3892 replied to a thread Mg2 Form in New York
    Thanks for your respond! Is it common to asked to fill out MG2? I’m just wondering why all sudden they disapproved, since I rejected their...
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  • tony's Avatar
    02-12-2019, 03:32 PM
    tony replied to a thread Mg2 Form in New York
    lily3892 To certify the medication is a medical necessity. ATTENDING DOCTOR'S REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF VARIANCE AND INSURER'S RESPONSE For...
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  • lily3892's Avatar
    02-12-2019, 03:24 PM
    lily3892 started a thread Mg2 Form in New York
    the insurance company disapproved my medicine that I usually received, my lawyer told me to ask my doctor to fill out the MG2 form. Here's my...
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  • Unsure2019's Avatar
    02-11-2019, 08:52 PM
    Thank you for the advice I will look into a free consultation at least for right now.
    3 replies | 143 view(s)
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