Aggravated a Pre-existing Medical Condition While on the Job? Our Workers Compensation Lawyers Can Help.
A pre-existing medical condition complicates matters when it comes to payment for a current work-related injury. Compensation will likely be reduced because of the pre-existing condition. Thankfully, our workers' compensation lawyers are available to answer these and other important questions. Is the current injury related to a prior workers' comp injury? If so, then your employer must still cover your medical expenses and pay you for time lost from work. If the new injury aggravated the prior condition permanently, however, then workers comp pays only the amount of the additional impairment. For that reason, using the same doctor you had for your...Continue reading