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what happens to my dissability if i close my work comp?
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Hi, long story short i hurt my wrist at work on 6/13/13 and have been off work since. Work comp decided to stop paying me benefits in november and since then ive been getting disability benefits through the state but work comp has been covering my medical. Just recently my MRI came back and the doctor determined that my ECU is Subluxed, which now he wants to refer me to an orthopedic surgeon to see about if i need surgery or if ill be stuck with my pain forever.

Of course after finally getting a hint about whats going on work comp is now offering me 8.5k to compromise and release (which a % will go to my attorney). If i ask them for a bigger settlement (which im not entirely sure how much is reasonable, so if you have any suggestions. . . . ?) and they agree what would happen to my disability benefits? I sincerely doubt my doctor would want to release me for work or would at least want to put permanent work restrictions on me. what happens then?

If i were to accept the offer i was thinking of getting my own insurance to cover the medical. . . but what about sustaining myself otherwise?
 
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what happens to my dissability if i close my work comp? - stephany - 03-23-2014, 05:27 AM

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