Dollar General Settles Sexual Harassment Suit Filed By EEOC

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged by the Congress to enforce Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 filed a lawsuit on behalf of female employees working at a Dollar General store in Arkansas.  The store manager who had been relocated that store perpetrated the alleged sexual harassment with several women at the store by asking for sexual favors.  One female employee reported the behavior to the corporate hotline and the assistant manager but the corporate office … [Read more...]

How do I get an orthopedic referral?

If you are an employee who has been subject to a injury workplace involving strenuous physical activity, you are likely presenting symptoms of an orthopedic injury.  Your C-42 panel very likely limited your choice of three physicians to urgent care facilities or a primary care physician and one chiropractor.  Upon presenting to your primary care physician, you are likely further subjected to conservative treatment of physical therapy and steroid injections.  That MRI you may or may not know … [Read more...]

C-42 Workers compensation panel cannot include physicians associated in same practice.

The insurer for employers will often provide the C-42 panel of three physicians required by statute who are associated together in the same practice.  They do this particularly when the injured employee is not represented by an attorney.  The insurance companies are familiar with physician practices who are consistently conservative in their treatment and impairment ratings which translates into less being paid out on claims.  This provides for less diagnostics being provided to injured … [Read more...]

Mental Injuries in the workplace: Am I covered?

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In 2008, our firm had the pleasure of representing a woman who was employed where many financial transactions took place and cash passed back and forth.  The established was robbed and our client was placed into a large safe and held at gun point.  Her life was threatened if she called the authorities.  The client was traumatized and suffered serious mental injury such that she could not depart her residence for fear of her life.  The employer instructed her to return within three days and she … [Read more...]

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