Hello There, Guest! Login Register
Index    |     Search    |     Members    |     Help

Thread Rating:
  • 0 Vote(s) - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
deposition and hearing
Why is a deposition requested before a hearing date? And, after the deposition, does that give the IC opportunity to reinstate benefits or offer some type of settlement? Any info will help. I don't understand the process but am trying to learn. Does there have to be a rating of impairment before an offer or will medical evidence suffice?
I have not had any ratings done, and was offered a settlement anyways...so apparently in my state (Mi) they can settle without IR.
Sorry , I know ZERO about depos & hearings.
Injured worker, & tired of it all! I'm too old for games!!

A careless word may kindle strife, a cruel word may wreck a life, a timely word may level stress, and a loving word may heal and bless!
If you have a deposition make sure you have an attorney with you or you know what to do. This is a sworn statement and anything you say under oath they will try to use against you later. Never use the words can't or never because when you go to court they may have evidence that you have done something that you stated you can't do.This will make you look like a liar. Do not buddy up to the opposing attourney since they will try to get you to make a mistake, just be polite, but not friendly. Don't let them anger you, they will try. DO NOT add anything they don't ask. This is a fishing trip for them to try and find out things they don't know. If you have a lawyer they will tell you how to answer questions.
yes,no, I dont remember or recall.....dont give them rope to hang you
........I love cats, I just cant eat a whole one by myself......

The information gained from a deposition is almost useless if obtained after the hearing.
settlement can occur at almost any time during a claim.
Not necessarily; depends on the work comp laws of your state.
........Each state has their own comp system; POST YOUR STATE to get accurate information.........
If this is your deposition, I would, depending on the laws of your state, refuse. The judge will not be at the deposition, so many objectionable statements or questions could make it into the record that would never be allowed before the judge. Why can't your testimony be taken at the hearing?
You can refuse a deposition? I thought they were a matter of course before any hearing. That's not part of the evidence the judge will be wanting to look at ahead of time? COOL! (yes, I know, my mileage may vary)
In PA the deposition of the injured worker is taken by agreement of the parties. It may be different in your state.

Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  AME Deposition Shadow 3 5,511 03-02-2014, 05:29 PM
Last Post: 1171
  Question about deposition Backache1217 3 2,750 06-17-2013, 01:30 PM
Last Post: 1171
Question deposition hamrs_62 2 3,874 06-09-2013, 06:34 AM
Last Post: hamrs_62
Question Question about deposition? lizdawiz82 8 11,121 12-24-2011, 08:51 PM
Last Post: lizdawiz82
  Had deposition , don't understand it janet1031 4 6,173 09-27-2011, 11:55 AM
Last Post: LeglEgl
  2nd Deposition fianallymadeone 2 7,433 09-17-2011, 09:54 PM
Last Post: Woodlawn
  deposition help janet1031 3 5,018 09-09-2011, 01:34 PM
Last Post: 1171
  Did i mess up my deposition?????? lpninct 10 20,389 07-30-2011, 03:48 PM
Last Post: chrischris
  deposition combatcop 2 3,957 06-04-2011, 06:39 PM
Last Post: Bummer Knees
  Deposition Canceled lee63 3 6,728 12-04-2010, 07:40 PM
Last Post: lee63

Forum Jump:

Browsing: 1 Guest(s)