Law Offices of David W. Hibbert | David W. Hibbert
Workers Compensation claims and Auto injury claims are separate issues most of the time . However, an the job injury can also be an auto injury . Both claims have their own specific rules. and you may recover for the auto collision separately. Consult a lawyer in your state about the options.
Answer Applies to: Georgia
Gilbert & Bourke, LLP | Brian J. Bourke
You should consult with an attorney right away since you may have a workers compensation case and a separate claim against the person responsible for causing the accident. If you settled your WC claim via a Compromise & Release, then the WC insurance will not pay for future treatment, however, if your settled via a Stipulation & Award, that provides for future medical care paid for by the WC insurance according to the settlement terms. You should speak to an attorney.
Answer Applies to: California
Paul Whitfield and Associates P.A. | Paul L. Whitfield
"Over" you mean the dr has released you? if you signed a short form settlement agreement you might still get medical care if there is a change of circumstance talk to your doctor and talk to the case manager you dealt with previously
Answer Applies to: North Carolina
Lewis B. Kaplan | Lewis B. Kaplan
Yes you can continue treating . Caution however if the accident was work related and you filed a worker's compensation case which was settled and settlement terms closed out future medical expense The you might have to look to group insurance for payment . The possibility may also exist of making a claim against the driver responsible for the accident. That is a claim in addition to the worker's compensation claim .
Answer Applies to: Illinois