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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Should I Settle Out My Existing Medical Award for Cash?

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Before accepting the insurance company’s offer to settle out your existing medical award for cash we recommend that you consult with the Law Offices of Marc Francis and its workers compensation attorneys serving injured workers in Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, and the greater north bay area. We often receive calls from injured workers who have an existing medical treatment...
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Compensable Consequence Injuries

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Many prospective clients come to The Law Offices of Marc Francis unaware of the idea of a compensatory consequence injury claim.  They may know that the medications prescribed by their treating doctor for their work injury upset their stomach, or that due to overuse their “good arm” is starting to hurt more than their “injured arm”, but...
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