Workplace Accidents Can Leave You With Many Types Of Losses

Accidents on the job can result in serious injuries and extended time off the job. If you were injured in a job-related accident — regardless of fault or circumstances — you may be entitled to medical and wage benefits under Georgia workers’ compensation. Additionally, if the negligence of a third party caused or contributed to your work accident, you might have grounds to a separate lawsuit against that party.

Skibiel Law in Jonesboro helps victims of workplace accidents recover as fully as possible through access to quality medical care and maximum compensation for their injuries and losses. We advocate for clients in Hapeville, Atlanta and the surrounding counties of Georgia.

Hapeville Attorneys For Work-Related Injury Or Fatality

In his 25 years of practice in workers’ compensation law, Mark A. Skibiel has handled every type of workplace accident, including:

  • Lifting injuries (back injuries, shoulder and knee injuries)
  • Falling accidents (heights, ladders, slippery floors)
  • Machinery and equipment accidents
  • On-duty vehicle accidents
  • Construction accidents
  • Electrical shock
  • Fires and explosions
  • Toxic exposures
  • Workplace violence
  • Workplace fatalities
What Constitutes A “Workplace” Accident?
Compensable accidents do not always occur in the traditional workplace. You might be able to claim workers’ comp if you were injured in the company parking lot, in your own car, at a construction site or at a customer’s place of business. It’s not where you were injured, but whether the accident was work-related. Our attorneys are skilled and experienced at establishing that clients were “on duty” for purposes of workers’ compensation.

Third-Party Liability For Work Accidents

In most cases, employers must provide benefits even if workplace accidents stem from the worker’s own negligence or clumsiness. The trade-off is that workers cannot sue their employers or co-workers for negligence.

However, you may have a claim against other entities outside the chain of employment. Our lawyers are mindful of potential third-party claims beyond the limited benefits of workers’ comp. We can explore lawsuits for personal injury or wrongful death against manufacturers, subcontractors, property owners, utility companies, motorists or other parties.

Proven Advocates For Injured Georgia Workers

Call us locally at 770-872-4329 or toll-free at 877-874-6650 to schedule your free initial consultation with an experienced Jonesboro workplace accident lawyer. You may also contact us online. We handle cases on a contingency basis, meaning there are no attorney’s fees unless we make a recovery for you.*

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*You may be responsible for any court costs or additional legal expenses should your case go to trial.

Client Testimonials

Mark was very knowledgeable and kept me informed with my case. He wasn’t intimidated with the large law firm. I know for a fact that without his expertise and diligent work ethic my settlement wouldn’t have reached the amount it did. He worked far beyond what I expected, meeting with the company doctor, therapist, and insurance representatives. HAVE A TALK WITH HIM ITS FREE!!!!!
-Royce – Fayetteville, Georgia – Work Injury

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Mark takes the time to get to know you as a person, not just as a case. He’s an attorney you can trust to keep you informed on every aspect of the case. I received all info about the case as soon as he did, and Mark carefully answered every question that I asked. I would recommend Mark to anyone who is in need of an honest attorney.

– Derry – Riverdale, Georgia – Work Injury

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When my adjuster refused to pay for lost wages and for prescriptions, I felt the need to hire an attorney. After a brief consultation, I hired Mark. Within days, I saw results in my case. Everything that happened in my case went exactly as he told me it would happen in our initial consultation. When we went to the hearing, it seemed very one-sided and we won “hands down.” From start to finish, my case lasted less than nine months. My lost wages were recovered, and a sizeable settlement as well. Kudos Mark.

– Ronald – Stockbridge, Georgia – Work Injury

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Mark explained, in detail, how the law would apply to my case and assured me it would take some time for me to accomplish my goal. During my case Mark and his staff kept my wife and me informed and updated. Every time my wife or I called Mark’s office we were able to get a response from either him or his staff. When we settled my case, it was more than I ever expected. Mark and his staff were professional in handling my claim. My experience with Mark and his office was wonderful!

– Timmy A.
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