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questions to ask attorney about an offered settlement
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1171 Wrote:H i the state I live in is Arkansas
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In order to determine what benefits are being settled and therefore what value is placed on them depends a lot on what state laws you are under.
you didn't indicate a location in your profile; what jurisdiction is your claim under?
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there are general questions you should ask if you don't know your state's work comp laws:
are you settling future medical treatment?
can you reopen the claim later?
what type/amount of fees are deducted from the settlement (including atty fees and/or costs)
what if it doesn't settle?
how long does the process take?
can you return to work for the employer?
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there may be more specific questions that are relevant to the system and laws in your state but until we know that all i can do is give generic ones.
 
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