Georgia workers’ compensation law defines a catastrophic injury as one that includes one of the following: (1) spinal cord injury involving severe paralysis of an arm, a leg, or the trunk; (2) Amputation of an arm, a hand, a foot, or a leg involving the effective loss of use of the appendage; (3)...Read More
If you were recently injured at work, then the articles below will help you learn your rights.
If you have been injured on the job, you cannot not sit back and wait for your employer to “do the right thing.” Below are important articles written by Georgia Workers Compensation Lawyers to help you understand your rights, and what you can do to protect yourself.
THE FACTS Choosing when to start settlement negotiation or to schedule a mediation can have a major impact on the settlement value of your case. Medical records that suggest you will need additional surgery or expensive future medical treatment will drive the settlement value up. The settlement value...Read More
THE FACTS If your spouse dies following a work injury, you may be entitled to a lump sum representing 2 years of weekly wage benefits. Your children may also be eligible for a lump sum payment. You and your dependants may be eligible for burial expenses of up to $7,500. GET MY FREE CASE EVALUATION...Read More
What will it cost you to hire me to represent you in your Georgia workers’ compensation case? At my firm you pay no up front costs for my representation. Instead, I handle cases on a 25% contingency fee. This means that: I only get paid if you win; and I get paid 25% of your lump sum settlement...Read More
THE FACTS Settlements are not mandatory under Georgia workers compensation law – not every case results in a lump sum settlement. Most cases do settle because the insurance company wants to close your file. Choosing the right time to settle can be just as important as the medical evidence in...Read More
I recently spoke to a prospective client who reported the following conversation that he had with his supervisor after reporting a work accident: My boss told me that the company would handle everything for me but that they would stop helping me if I called a lawyer. What should I do? Unfortunately...Read More
What constitutes proper notice of injury to your employer? In this video, Jodi explains how to properly submit your notice of injury to your employer: Speak directly with an experienced Attorney to discuss your situation. No Fee or Obligation – 100% Confidential. Please call now! 770-351-0801. Jodi...Read More
While the workers’ compensation law speaks about on-the-job injuries and requires claimants to provide a “date of accident” you may have an injury that did not happen at a specific time but is the result of wear and tear over a long period of time. Carpal tunnel injuries arising from...Read More
If you are injured while “on the clock,” then you are most likely eligible for workers’ compensation benefits under Georgia law. Any injury that occurs while you are performing tasks that arise “out of and in the course of employment” is covered. The most straightforward cases are those in...Read More
If you were recently injured at work, then the articles below will help you learn your rights… If you have been injured on the job, you cannot not sit back and wait for your employer to “do the right thing.” Once your employer and their insurance company determine that you have...Read More