I worked for the federal government in a pharmacy. I slipped on a thick safety mat (my right foot went underneath the mat). I grabbed the counter to keep from hitting the floor and didn't feel any immediate pain.
I told my co-workers when they came in to work, not thinking I had done much damage. But after a week I found out I had done permanent nerve damage. My doctor told me to file for federal workmans comp but I was denied. Now I can't walk long nor sit too long. It's been ten years and I still have problems. Is there anything I can do?
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ANSWER for "Federal Workmans Comp Question...":
Regrettably there is nothing you can do. Any appeal would have had to have been filed well before 10 years had expired.
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