As I have written elsewhere on this site, perhaps no other area of Georgia law involves less fighting than workers’ compensation injury claims, with the possible exception of divorce cases. Insurance companies are in the business of making money and any claim that is filed represents a potential...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.
Established in 1920 by the Georgia Legislature, the State Board of Workers’ Compensation governs workers’ compensation programs that cover over a quarter of a million employers in Georgia and over 3.8 million workers. The State Board is funded by assessments from insurance companies and self-insured...Read More
I frequently get phone calls from recently injured workers who are becoming frustrated with what appears to be an intentional delay and runaround from the insurance company. Does this sound familiar to you? “I reported a back strain injury to my supervisor four days ago. He took my report and...Read More
Are you getting the runaround from your employer? Sometimes supervisors or human resource directors don’t understand workers’ compensation, and sometimes, they simply want to bully you out of making a claim. The bottom line is that with few exceptions, you are automatically covered by workers’...Read More
If you wish to pursue a claim under Georgia’s workers’ compensation law you must provide notice of your injury to your employer. The law says that you must report your injury within 30 days of the date you were hurt. If you do not report your injury within 30 days you may be barred from pursuing...Read More
If you just got hurt on the job, there are several steps you must take to protect your rights and to avoid big problems down the road. If you are not sure what to do, please call me at 770-351-0801 – I will be happy to speak to you at no cost and with no obligation. Here are the actions that you...Read More