Workers Compensation - Workmans Comp Service Center

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current time: 04-27-2015, 09:38 AM Hello There, Guest! (LoginRegister)





Important Notice: We have deployed some new anti-spam measures that have enabled us to once again allow registration with a simple email verification. However, please do not hesitate to report suspected spam threads should they arise.

Spammers take note - your posts, if successful, will not last here. Our community is vigilant in identifying and reporting spam posts for IMMEDIATE removal. Don't waste your time!

Post Reply 
 
Thread Rating:
  • 0 Votes - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
knee replacement
09-01-2009, 11:33 AM
Post: #1
knee replacement
Hello again I have not posted for a while, but I read the threads almost every day. I am in Montana. My lawyer just e-mailed that I was approved for tkr. When I las say my Ortho, he wanted a full work up on my back due to lower back pain, wc said NO! My private ins paid for work up but not for MRI, my ortho will not do the TKR without the MRI. My back work up showed grad 3 arthritis in lower back, and I put 22 pound of pressure on my left knee when walking vs right knee which is the wc injury. I never had back pain brfore injury. Should this not be a workermans comp injury due to over compensation? or am I confused? E-mailed lawyer and he said "I will take care of it" What does that mean? My private Ins does not want to pay for MRI, should I pay for it out of pocket? Help please
Find all posts by this user
Quote this message in a reply
09-01-2009, 11:41 AM (This post was last modified: 09-01-2009 11:43 AM by 1171.)
Post: #2
RE: knee replacement
I think it means he will arrange for the MRI to be done under lien or will go to court to have it ordered.
whether your back problems are the result of the effects of the prior industrial injury depends on the supporting medical evidence and maybe a judges decision.
if you offered to pay for it yourself your atty would have agreed if it thought it was best for your claim.
if you don't trust your atty you can change at any time.
Find all posts by this user
Quote this message in a reply
Post Reply 


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread: Author Replies: Views: Last Post
  Knee Replacement jillbilly 2 1,137 07-19-2014 09:59 PM
Last Post: 1171
  Cost of total knee replacement Treeburn 6 6,650 08-26-2013 04:47 AM
Last Post: Bummer Knees
Question pain coming back 6yrs after disc replacement RockyTopVFL 6 3,381 04-01-2013 07:59 AM
Last Post: hamrs_62
  disabled plumber in NJ need 2 shoulder replacement gsx99 5 4,010 12-20-2011 03:01 PM
Last Post: bugmann
  Complex Meniscus Tear and Arthritis=WC Covered Total Knee Replacement allison 5 10,072 04-02-2011 11:57 AM
Last Post: Bummer Knees
  hip replacement hipster 3 5,277 01-12-2010 06:03 PM
Last Post: Cycler
  denied workers comp for total knee replacement Dolly 8 17,217 07-26-2009 12:04 PM
Last Post: Dolly
  Knee Replacement/Knee Injuries HarryO 39 19,136 08-23-2008 02:11 PM
Last Post: Bummer Knees
  why spinal fusion and not disc replacement? jstadfrntpn 8 6,950 06-16-2008 02:46 AM
Last Post: fallenflagger1
  Bad Boy, Knee Replacement Bummer Knees 6 2,215 07-10-2007 01:39 PM
Last Post: Bad Boy Bad Boy

Forum Jump:


User(s) browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)


WorkersCompensation.com Attorney Locator Service. Get a free consultation today!





Contact Us | WorkersCompensation.com | Return to Top | Return to Content | Lite (Archive) Mode | RSS Syndication