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Back Injury Settlement
there are more then 50 different work comp systems; each with their own unique set of laws.
you won't get much specific information without posting your state or if you are a federal employee.

what makes you think that is your settlement?

never heard of any relationship between paid medical and settlement; there certainly is no legal basis for connecting the two.
what do you mean by "settlement"?
Permanent disability $$ or are you trying to cash out of all your future benefits.

you need to find out more about workers comp so you can ask the right questions.
doesn't sound like your atty prepared you very well or explained much.
post your state and we can get you started.
you might also use the search feature on this board and read a few posts to get a feel for how comp systems works.

definitely sounds like you are confusing tort and civil liability law with workers comp; totally different.
comp is "no fault" so both you and the employer share the costs of the injury.
they pay med and disability and you give up fighting in court for a big payout.
Reminder :
........Each state has their own comp system; POST YOUR STATE to get accurate information. Use the search feature to find information from similar questions.

Messages In This Thread
Back Injury Settlement - backprobs - 09-29-2015, 10:29 PM
RE: Back Injury Settlement - 1171 - 09-30-2015, 12:11 AM
RE: Back Injury Settlement - backprobs - 09-30-2015, 12:36 AM
RE: Back Injury Settlement - 1171 - 09-30-2015, 01:25 AM
RE: Back Injury Settlement - backprobs - 09-30-2015, 01:16 AM

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