Re: Quadriplegic, Time is Running Out
No to all, worker comp is the exclusive remedy.
When can a Lawyer be terminated without compensation due to abandonment of client (30% if settled, 40% if court, 15% if change of attorney)
Can the employer be sued in civil court for refusing to file claims (witness statements of other employees on hand)
can the WC Insurer be sued for prolonging the process and contributing to her pain, suffering and mental anguish (she has considered "opting out", and is, I believe, only prevented from doing so because of her inability to do it: physically)
The lawyer can be terminated but is still entitled to his percentage based on work performed.
Medicaid, you said "she is rated 100% by SSI and receives medicaid."
Question #4: she requires 24hr care, who is going to pay for it.
(if calculated to the age of 70, its about 2 Million) she has no vehicle to transport her and her chair to...anywhere.
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