Many legislatures in the US have been influenced by the companies who handle workers’ compensation cases who want to establish a “Drug Formulary”. What this means is that the insurance companies seek to have a set regimen for every injured person that is in chronic pain and is need of chronic pain management.
It seems that every Christmas season (October 15 to December 15) is the time when many insurance companies decide to put on the “hard press” to settle many of their claims in workers’ compensation cases and automobile accident claims. These are the major areas I practice law, so I have many opportunities to settle my client cases during this time.
There should be a Bill of Rights for injured people when it comes to dealing with, working with, being represented by a lawyer. Let me name a few of those rights that all injured people should ask their attorneys: