We just settled a case with a $38,700 MSA.  The employer’s insurance carrier wanted to “seed” the MSA with about $22,000, which would then grow to the required MSA amount over the course of years.  But what if the injured worker’s industrial injury medical needs required use of most or all of the MSA funds. …

You’ve been injured at work.  Now comes the insult: the insurance company “requests” that you provide a list of medical conditions, prior injuries, and job history (you probably already provided that information on the original job application).  Rule # 1) don’t sign that Consent to Release information form.  Doctors are entitled to know about your medical…