05-22-2009, 03:21 AM
Was hurt on a drilling rig in Tx 2 yrs ago. skull fracture,broken leg and messed up knee. received benefits for one yr then WC sent me to a doc and one week later payments stopped. got a knee scope feb 08 and need another knee surgery but have been turned down 3 times. my casr hearing is june 4th. talked to a lawyer but he said its too close to get involved. my surgery is being turned down bc the IC says the surgery falls outside the guidelines. the only way i can win is 1. my doctor calls in and says why i need the surgery which he doesn't have time for.2. he finds a case like mine that he has done before3. he finds a case another doc has done like what he wants to do to me. no doubt i need sugery. the MRI shows that a the doc says that in my reports but IC says the surgery doesn't fall in the guildlines. any points i can make to the judge to help my case? ALSO, i'm an EMT and HAD to start working again for money even though my knee kills me every day. will this hurt me in my case for my knee surgery or when its time for a settlement?