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

Thread Rating:
  • 0 Vote(s) - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Boss denied doctor after injury
Hello I am 28 years old and live in Northern California. I sprained my ankle at work on March 8th and immediately told my boss, we agreed I should just go home. When I came back to work on Monday and told my boss it was bad and I wanted to see a doctor he said “ I could get in a lot of trouble if you seek medical treatment” I was convinced not to go In and just try modified work. He hid the whole issue and I went to my own doctor a week ago and they told me I need 3 weeks off and gave me a boot. It still hurts pretty bad with swelling and bruising. I filed a late workman’s comp claim and I have not had a payment yet. I am worried about my ankle at this point and am wondering if I should talk to an attorney. I have text messages of me trying to ask for days off because of my foot and my boss replying with making me continue to work and further my injury. Thank you for reading and for any help, it is very much appreciated.
Have you heard anything from the carrier? The behavior you describe often occurs from employers that do not have comp insurance. You can file directly with the carrier; i’m Sure hey’d be interested in the employers behavior. You should write up the events as soon as possible while the dates, times, and conversation stations are still fresh n your mind. Include as many quotes as you can. It can come in handy if there are problems later.
Did you file a claim form? As you don,t seem to understand the process.
It can take as long as 2 weeks to make the first payment especially if the employer is uncooperative.
At this point litigation is unlikely to speed up the first payment.
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.

Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
Exclamation Help please Was on light duty wc doctor....new doctor out of work till .. Feelbad 6 2,957 01-25-2019, 11:45 PM
Last Post: 1171
  PA: doctor cancels PT for home PT, will WC be canceled (also new injury) luckydriver 1 1,385 08-28-2017, 01:01 PM
Last Post: 1171
  AZ, boss doesn't want to go through WC for my injury, what should I do? TruckerLynn 4 2,875 08-24-2017, 11:36 PM
Last Post: 1171
Question Denied treatment for old injury salvador5266 15 8,898 01-26-2016, 09:25 PM
Last Post: 1171
  Shoulder Injury Surgery denied 4104ever 5 17,801 07-05-2011, 02:01 PM
Last Post: kate
  Boss trying to get me to quit. rovertdude 2 7,577 06-21-2011, 08:56 AM
Last Post: Manley2
  denied because of pre exixting injury WhatToDO? 2 3,724 05-19-2011, 06:46 PM
Last Post: WhatToDO?
  WC denied .injury not sufficient during employment? hellokitty 1 4,155 05-14-2011, 05:09 PM
Last Post: 1171
  Boss won't file WC for hubby and I am afraid to do it... hellokitty 3 5,266 05-05-2011, 03:39 PM
Last Post: jayne
  Hubby injured his back on a job, boss says he will not file a WC claim.. hellokitty 3 5,831 05-05-2011, 02:29 PM
Last Post: Cervical_Fusion

Forum Jump:

Browsing: 1 Guest(s)