Re: Pain is Present, but the Dept is Going to Do Nothing About It
To be brief.
If the past claim was closed with no objective medical evidence - let it die, file a new claim.
At this point he needs to follow the protocol for reporting an injury and filing a claim in your state.
He needs to first, report this injury to his employer and afford them the opportunity to provide medical treatment.
At the first sign of problems, consult and retain an attorney who specializes in Worker Compensation.
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