Survey reveals injured workers deal with stigma and an overly complex process
PHOENIX, Nov. 14, 2014 – A stubborn stigma persists toward injured workers who file workers’ compensation claims, according to a new survey commissioned by Summit Pharmacy Inc.
The following is a guest post from attorney Jason Krasno of Philadelphia firm Krasno Krasno & Onwudinjo.
A sacred tenet of American healthcare, reformed or otherwise, is the ability to choose your own doctor. That privilege is generally upheld … unless, of course, you’re an injured worker.
Another day, another TV exposé on a workers’ compensation fraudster. A former postal worker was collecting $3,000 a month for a supposed shoulder injury that prevented her from standing, reaching or grasping. Yet there she is standing on “The Price is Right” stage, approaching the giant wheel, reaching with both arms, grasping the handles and throwing her body into a couple of serious spins. And grinning like a fool.