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being forced to keep medical open - migv1959 - 11-16-2016

i live in california and my case has been ongoing for 20 years we are now talking about closing the case and workers comp is saying that they do not want to close my future mediical but i dont want to keep it open do i have to keep the future medical open?


RE: being forced to keep medical open - 1171 - 11-16-2016

They,ll close their file when there has not been any activity for a year or more.
If you don,t do anything, it"ll be as good as closed. They,ll send the file off to some archival site and you,ll never hear from them.
If you want to settle, They are not required to accept your price; nor you theirs.
If the parties can,t agree, the case can,t settle.


RE: being forced to keep medical open - migv1959 - 11-17-2016

(11-16-2016, 11:00 PM)1171 Wrote: They,ll close their file when there has not been any activity for a year or more.
If you don,t do anything, it"ll be as good as closed. They,ll send the file off to some archival site and you,ll never hear from them.
If you want to settle, They are not required to accept your price; nor you theirs.
If the parties can,t agree, the case can,t settle.

i want to settle but i dont want to keep my future medical open and they are refusing to close it


RE: being forced to keep medical open - 1171 - 11-17-2016

I don,t understand your confusion.
they are not required to make a bad deal.
they don,t have to pay more for something you may never use. how much is your future medical worth if it's likely you'll rarely use it?
If they think it,s cheaper for them not to settle, they don,t have to pay you more then they think they,ll spend keeping it open.

just like for you, it's obviously about the money, not about whether the claim is open or closed.
If the price isn't right, they don,t have to buy you out and you don't have to sell.

no business pays more then the asking price--at least not one that is in business very long.
I'll sell you some quarters for $10 a piece; would you buy them?
workers comp is not welfare or charity; no "give-aways" or freebies.

or am I still misunderstanding your question? am I missing something in your post?


RE: being forced to keep medical open - California_Help - 11-18-2016

(11-17-2016, 12:07 AM)migv1959 Wrote:
(11-16-2016, 11:00 PM)1171 Wrote: They,ll close their file when there has not been any activity for a year or more.
If you don,t do anything, it"ll be as good as closed. They,ll send the file off to some archival site and you,ll never hear from them.
If you want to settle, They are not required to accept your price; nor you theirs.
If the parties can,t agree, the case can,t settle.

i want to settle but i dont want to keep my future medical open and they are refusing to close it

What state are you from as every state has different rules?

Do you have an attorney or are you dealing with the claims adjuster on your own?


RE: being forced to keep medical open - Ron ron - 12-02-2016

I just want to know how to post


RE: being forced to keep medical open - 1171 - 12-02-2016

You can start a new thread by selecting NEW THREAD at the bottom right side in the forum window.
Include the state where you claim is.
You can open the injured worker forum by selecting it in the top index bar.

Or click this link
http://www.workerscompensation.com/forums/general/newthread.php?fid=4