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.
If an employee dies as a result of a work related illness or injury, the amount of a death benefit payment will depend upon the relationship to the deceased worker. If you were to die within 300 weeks of the date you suffered the work-related injury or contracted the disease, your spouse is entitled...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
If you have an active workers’ compensation claim, you are most likely very interested in learning more about how settlements work. There is a lot of misinformation about settlements and I hope that this section of my web site helps you learn more about this very important topic. Workers’...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