Do I Need Assistance from A Work Injury Lawyer?

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Oftentimes, injured workers call our office after talking with friends, coworkers or relatives, and say they are unsure if they need help in their workers’ compensation case. These inquiries often start with comments such as, “My boss said after I was injured that ‘we’re all family here’ so you don’t need to call an attorney....
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The Insurance Company Selected a Qualified Medical Examiner for My Case and The Doctor Did A Lousy Job of Examining Me and Reporting. What Can I Do?

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The first step in addressing a bad Qualified Medical Examiner (QME) report is to contact the Law Offices of Marc Francis, a work injury lawyer in Santa Rosa, and schedule a free consultation at our Santa Rosa office. We serve the greater North Bay area including Sonoma, Napa, Mendocino, and Marin Counties. We have complimentary consultations available on...
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What If the Insurance Company Simply Refuses to Provide Medical Treatment After Work Injury

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My Work Injury Has Left Me With Mental Health Problems and the Workers Compensation Insurance Company Refuses to Provide any Counseling or Medicines! What Can I Do? You can start by contacting the Law Offices of Marc Francis for assistance. At our Sonoma County workers’ comp lawyer office, we assist many severely injured workers who need mental...
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Work Comp Carrier Denied My Medical Treatment! A Work Injury Lawyer in Santa Rosa Can Help

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At the Law Offices of Marc Francis, specializing in representing injured workers throughout Santa Rosa, Sonoma, Napa, Mendocino, and Marin Counties, we often hear from callers seeking help with their workers’ compensation claims that they have been denied medical treatment for various reasons. This article discusses some of those common denial stories and what you can...
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My Doctor Prescribed Treatment For My Santa Rosa Work Injury But the Insurance Carrier Has Not Authorized the Treatment!

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We hear this from injured workers in Santa Rosa far too often. The injured worker receives a prescription for medications, an MRI scan, or a referral to a specialist, and the workers compensation insurance carrier either fails to provide authorization or sends the prescription to their utilization review company which then denies the prescription. Workers Compensation Attorney...
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Do I Need to See a Qualified Medical Examiner?

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Many injured workers contact the Law Offices of Marc Francis, serving injured workers in Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, and the greater north bay area, to ask whether they should be examined by a Qualified Medical Examiner before proceeding with settlement of their work injury case. For a number of reasons, the answer is usually “yes” and...
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