What would be the workman's compensation settlement amount for a back injury if the employee has not yet recovered?
WCI regulations and requirements are set by state law. The injured employee can get the information he or she needs through the employer, the union representative or by contacting the state's labor relations board.
Tax returns are filed on Worker's Compensation in the State of Pennsylvania when the employee must turn over the worker's compensation payments to the employer in order to receive his or her regular salary in return. The employee does not report the worker's compensation payments, but does report the full amount of his or her regular salary.
I am still fighting to get a reasonable workmans comp settlement, where can a find a good lawyer that will help me?
The cost will vary according to the workers compensation code for each job description and salary for the job. Your workers compensation insurance carrier should give the employer a matrix describing how each job description is charged. This information can also be obtained from each states workers compensation offices for their district.