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Injury treated, back to full work, now in pain?
I was treated and cleared for full duty in January 2012 and returned to work with no problem. I have since switched employers but have been having a gradual onset of the same symptoms in the same location (right wrist pain and weakness). I called my old employer but they said it wouldn't be covered but I though in California it is up to one year after the last time you are treated that is covered by the same claim. After a week and a half I was finally able to get ahold of the person in charge of my original claim and she did agree to a re-evaluation by the doc I was seeing, but said it should be a new claim with my new employer.

If it is the same injury, does it go through my old claim or should it be a new claim with my new employer? I do the same job but with slightly less of the motion that aggravated the wrist in the first place.

Also, the soonest appointment I was able to get is in three weeks, so what can I do about the pain in the mean time as it is getting progressively worse and quite painful?

Thanks for your help!

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Injury treated, back to full work, now in pain? - CassieF - 10-19-2012, 01:06 PM

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