Hello There, Guest! Login Register
Index    |     Search    |     Members    |     Help

Thread Rating:
  • 0 Vote(s) - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Aprox PPD rating for DDD Lumbar Disc Replacement
#1
I have had this claim go on a bit but long story short 2 years ago I got injured and had a Hernatied Lumar disc. Then beacause of l & I slowness surgry was put off a bit & had another MRI to show I had a Degentive Disc about 9 months after injury. Finally had surgry 1 1/2 years later, a lumbar Disc Replacement. Thought all this I have had nerve pain & weekness in both legs. Also had 2 injections. After surgry reflexes mostly came back but still have nerve pain and weakness. Also had an FCE & have been Permantly restricted to my job of injury and will not be going back. Out of 17 years of working aproxmenly 15 years doing the same thing. With the other 2 years being first jobs starting at age 15. I've just been assigned a Vocational Consoler. I have also recently expirenced more intense nerve pain while seated. 
Should I make apt with dr. Again? And what are usually the Total Body Impaments for a DDD with lumbar disc replacement? I see so many different things. Different ways to rate. Iam in Washington State. Thanks.
 
Reply
#2
yes. you need to keep your restrictions and condition updated.
your permanent impairment is rated individually and not based on a general diagnosis or the treatment you've had but on your particular limitations and restrictions. that way every patient gets a different rating that fits their situation and unique impairment.
for more detailed information review the handbook
http://www.lni.wa.gov/ClaimsIns/Provider...efault.asp
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.
THANKS FOR POSTING.
 
Reply
#3
Thank you I seen this and could remember where. I also heard but could be wrong that there's a cap including timeloss for certain states.
Are they 2 separate things? Example of what I heard, time loss already paid $100000 and PPD rating puts me at $75000 and the cap is $100000, I get nothing. Another cap is $100000 and time loss paid $75000 and my PPD Rating puts me at $50000, is only get $25000 or is the cap something different or does not aply is Washington state? Thanks.
 
Reply
#4
(07-17-2015, 08:03 PM)Wabackinjury Wrote: the limits vary by date. contact L&I for the limits that are relevant to your particular situation:
http://www.lni.wa.gov/ClaimsIns/Claims/C...efault.asp
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.
THANKS FOR POSTING.
 
Reply
  


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  Disability Rating question -lumbar spine 57% RootsGal 14 6,517 12-10-2017, 06:13 PM
Last Post: RootsGal
  Cost of total knee replacement Treeburn 10 24,405 01-19-2017, 06:04 PM
Last Post: queenlee
  QME on 10/25 for plantar fascia and lumbar spine injury jarimiah 10 5,934 10-29-2016, 11:02 PM
Last Post: California_Help
  Total knee replacement Fordman 5 3,540 08-25-2016, 06:03 PM
Last Post: jayne
  C and R, then need lumbar surgery -is private insurance strict? kmecdd 2 2,732 08-12-2016, 10:48 PM
Last Post: California_Help
  Settling a lifetime medical on a herniated disc claim Peanut 2 3,941 06-13-2016, 07:15 PM
Last Post: 1171
  Lumbar strain with disk protrusion at 3 levels beesgonz 10 5,895 06-05-2016, 09:09 AM
Last Post: Cycler
  epidural injections for herniated disc? nurse83 22 39,633 04-08-2016, 01:37 AM
Last Post: pattik1130
  Lumbar disk herniation w possible Section 32 settlement Cowboys88 8 9,943 12-30-2014, 04:54 PM
Last Post: 1171
  Knee Replacement jillbilly 2 3,647 07-19-2014, 09:59 PM
Last Post: 1171

Forum Jump:


Browsing: 1 Guest(s)