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Back Pay, Surgery Costs and Total Temporary Disability Awarded Injured School Custodian

JS could not continue working when his school district refused to honor medical restrictions prescribed by his doctor. Without income and penniless, JS turned to Lipkin & Apter. Our attorneys filed an emergency petition to advance the case to trial. The arbitrator awarded JS back pay, medical payments for surgery, temporary total disability benefits and a substantial payment for permanent disability.
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What Are Your Options When IME Disputes Your Doctor’s Recommendations?

An Independent Medical Exam (IME) is an opportunity for the employer to have you examined by a doctor of their choosing. But the IME doctor is not going to engage you in a doctor-patient relationship. And they may not agree with the treating doctor. Here are your options.
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Duty Disability and Temporary Total Disability Paid due to Meniscus Tear

Our client, M.R. was awarded a Duty Disability monthly pension. Lipkin & Apter was then able to secure for M.R. an excellent Lump Sum Workers’ Compensation settlement in excess of $147,000.00, an amount equal to 40% loss of a person as a whole for permanent disability.
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