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Strangled At Work Washington
I am 18 years old and was a caregiver for a special needs kid through a Agency . on November 10, 2016 I was strangled by the Kid and punched on my right shoulder bone  which lead me to be in pain and miss a lot of hours leaving me without a job. After i filed workers comp through my employer it was approved and was told to be sent to Urgent care where i was diagnosed with Cervicalgia in My neck and had a right shoulder contusion leaving me in pain and limited mobility in my arm and neck i was required to wear my neck brace 24/7 everyday, was given muscle relaxers, was given a prescription to go to physical therapy,and was told not to be performing any duties longer than 8 hours 6 of those hours i try to stay at school if i can go throughout the day with no pain. The doctor also said not to lift anything more than 10 pounds, reach, and not to work above my shoulder. This caused me to miss a lot of hours leaving me jobless because I couldn't meet the requirements for the job. I then started seeing a Physical therapist almost everyday for a week because the pain was unbearable and needed some release in my muscles I went five (5) times before I finally got an appointment with Occupational Medicine I went to the appointment and was told that I'm pretty much at my maximum medical Improvement since the physical therapy wasn't working I already went five times and I still had low mobility-in my neck and shoulder. He prescribed me to go to another physical therapist for six more visits which they don't have any openings until next month. So i'm left stressed about bills, In pain, and left with anxiety because i think i'm going to get attacked again. I also was diagnosed with PTSD. 

Having said that and wanting to settle since its been a nightmare how much should i ask for or what should i do? i really would prefer to handle this without an attorney.  

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Strangled At Work Washington - dmotley5706 - 01-13-2017, 08:34 PM
RE: Strangled At Work Washington - 1171 - 01-13-2017, 09:24 PM

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