If you're hurt on the job, it's a good idea to get in touch with your workers' compensation attorney. While you can make a claim on your own, it's always a good idea to have someone on your side who knows the laws in your state and how to make sure your claim is handled properly.
Workers' compensation is an important protection for those who work in any field. Even office jobs can result in workplace injuries that impact your ability to earn wages and live a comfortable life.
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A serious accident at work may cause you to miss work for a long time. In the worst case, you may be unable to return to your old job--or any other job. So how will you support your family?
Many different types of workers suffer from repetitive stress injuries on the job. Unfortunately, not all workers get the medical treatment and benefits they need from workers' compensation.
Many workers who suffer back injuries in Georgia do not receive the medical treatment they need from workers' compensation.
A workers' compensation settlement is when an injured worker trades his or her right to continue receiving medical or wage loss benefits in exchange for a lump-sum payment. It is an important decision, and one the injured worker should not make lightly.
Independent contractors often find their worker's compensation claims denied on the basis that they are not employees. However, just because your employer has classified you as an independent contractor does not mean you are not eligible for workers' compensation.
Undocumented workers in Georgia are entitled to benefits from workers' compensation if they are injured on the job. However, language, transportation and other difficulties can keep some workers from receiving the benefits they need and deserve.
Injured workers in Georgia are entitled to free medical care under our state's workers' compensation program. Employers are required to provide employees with a choice of at least six doctors who have agreed to provide care under workers' compensation.