Georgia Workers Compensation Lawyer
Atlanta Workers Comp Lawyer - Georgia Workers Compensation
Most Georgians are hard working people. Everyday people go to work be it in factories or at construction sites performing manual labor. While others in an office setting where people sit at desks, work on computers and perform repetitive motions. If you are injured at work, no matter where you work, don't think that your injury is just a part of life. The State of Georgia has made provisions under its workers' compensation laws to compensate people that are injured on the job.
When an employee is injured during the course and scope of his employment, in the state of Georgia, he or she is entitled to workers' compensation benefits. This means that the employer is required by law to pay the for employee's medical expenses. In addition to having their medical expenses and rehabilitation expenses paid, injured workers may also be entitled to income benefits from the employer. Employers usually pay injured employees some form of monetary benefit that includes temporary total disability, permanent partial disability and in some cases injured workers' are also able to recover a portion of their lost wages. The Angell Law Firm is dedicated to assisting injured workers with claims against their employers and making sure that the injured workers and their families receive the compensation that they are entitled.
If you, a friend or a loved one has been injured in a workplace accident, it is important that you consult with an experienced workers' compensation attorney. All workers' compensation claims must be filed with the State Board of Workers' Compensation and there are many procedural steps the can be complex and confusing. For example there are time constraint requirements that must be followed and sometimes you may experience difficulty in demonstrating the extent of your injuries. That's why is important that you hire an attorney you can trust. Hiring an attorney to handle your workers' compensation claim will help protect your rights and your benefits.
More On Worker's Comp
In addition to being familiar with the procedures of filing a workers' compensation claim with the State Board of Workers' Compensation,
The attorneys at the Angell Law Firm are experienced with the following:
- Protecting the injured workers' rights
- Power plant site injuries
- Work related trauma from fire/burn victims
- Assisting family members collect death benefits arising out of workers' compensation claims
- Assisting injured workers that have suffered from catastrophic injuries that result in either quadriplegia or paraplegia
- Assisting injured workers with broken bones/fractures
- Assisting injured workers with chronic neck and/or back problems
- Traffic accident injuries related to construction or delivery jobs
- Injuries resulting from hazardous materials
- Factory and industrial injuries
- Repetitive motion injuries, including carpal tunnel
What Can I Recover?
Recovering workers' compensation can be difficult. Certain time limitations and requirements mandate that workers' follow protocol or risk losing benefits. Without the assistance of an experienced attorney you may lose rights to benefits. Our attorneys can assist you in following the proper protocol including filing a report, obtaining necessary medical documentation, and demonstrating the full extent of your injuries to a panel of doctors.
For more information about workers' compensation claims and to learn more about your rights, contact The Angell Law Firm for a free consultation.