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Reopening a Closed Workers’ Compensation Case In Arizona

In Arizona, Worsening Symptoms Could Reopen Your Workers’ Comp Case
Those seriously injured on the job in Arizona may be awarded “supportive care” — an exercise of your right to return to your physician several times a year to receive medications or other minor treatments for flare-ups of the residual injury. Your claim will remain closed, but your treatment is authorized.

However, if your medical condition is ever found to present a new, additional or previously undiscovered problem from the time the claim was closed, your injury claim may be reopened for more medical care to treat that condition.
This necessary reopening of your case begins the process for payment of medical and disability benefits all over again.

If the effects of a past workplace injury have returned with a vengeance, limiting your ability to work to your full potential, our experienced Snow, Carpio & Weekley, PLC, law firm can pursue a reopening of your case, so you can receive the benefits you need.
Chad Snow, Xavier Alexander Carpio and Erica Gonzalez-Melendez are skilled workplace injury attorneys who care about you. They recognize your need to continue providing for your family. They bring their legal knowledge and years of experience to the job of protecting your rights.

Discuss the details of your potential case reopening with us in a free consultation. If your injury prevents you from visiting us in Phoenix, we can come to you. Call toll free: 855-325-4781.

Suffering a Persisting Injury or Deteriorating Medical Condition? Snow, Carpio & Weekley Attorneys Can Help


In Arizona, no statute of limitations exists that would prevent the reopening of your workplace injury claim case. You have a lifetime right to reopen it and to request your previous case’s file papers from the Industrial Commission of Arizona.
As with your original injury, you are encouraged to report its recurrence as soon as possible. You should also be examined by a doctor who will seek proof of the returned pain or limitations you are experiencing.

We can thoroughly review your prior work injury case to determine if reopening your case is appropriate. We have consistently gotten results and achieved justice for our injured worker clients, since 2000.

Snow, Carpio & Weekley, PLC, serves clients in Arizona cities throughout Maricopa County and Pima County. We welcome the opportunity to serve you.
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Contact Us in Phoenix, Toll Free — 855-325-4781
If your health has worsened, we may be able to reopen your workers’ compensation case. Speak with a Snow, Carpio & Weekley lawyer. Contact us by toll-free phone call today.

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This Firm Stands Up for Working Families

"This law firm really stands up for working families; stands up for workers and will take your case and fight for your case. And get you the best possible settlement that you can have. You should trust in this law firm. This is the law firm that stood when the state was being challenged under SB1070 the anti-immigrant law."

- Randy Parraz

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I Recommend This Firm To You

"Hi, my name is Ron Selma and I’ve been a client for a year and a half. Snow, Carpio & Weekely, have been very professional for me and I would recommend this firm to anyone. They all are very professional."

- Ron Selma

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Injured On
The Job

"My name is Jennifer Logan & I was injured on the job in January of 2013. Chad Snow came highly recommended from an attorney that I work for. I’ve been coming here ever since I consulted with him. He helped me out."

- Jennifer Logan

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In An Accident At Work

" Alex Carpio has been my attorney since the beginning in August of 2012. I was in an accident at work and I explained everything. At that point he said: “We’re going to continue & we’re going to go on with this because you do have a case.” I would recommend Alex Carpio very highly. He’s a great gentlemen and he listens."

- Albert Gardea

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Arizona Workers Compensation Results

"I was injured on 10-1-2010. During that time I was in so much pain. I was really happy that I was able to find Snow, Carpio & Weekely. If you look at my file I've over 3.5 years of paperwork. There’s no way that I would have been able to handle it on my own. They reminded me when I was supposed to go to court and took care of all the legal proceedings."

- Thomas Demott

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We Recommend This Firm To You

"Hello, my name is Jorge Ramirez and my lawyer was Alex Carpio. He is a really good lawyer and I would recommend him to a lot of people. Snow, Carpio & Weekely, have been very professional for me and my wife. Thank you Alex Carpio."

- Jorge Ramirez

At Snow, Carpio and Weekley, PLC, we don’t identify you by your injury or your claim. We recognize you by name and by face. You have an important life with people who look up to you and depend on you. We treat you with that same respect. We will work with you on your Workers’ Compensation or Social Security Disability claims, helping you secure the benefits you deserve; affording you dignity today and hope for the future.

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