If you have been hurt at work, your employer should help pay for the treatment of your injury with worker’s compensation. In order to receive worker’s compensation, you will need your doctor to verify that your injury was caused by work. This should be easy, but sometimes workers find that doctors seem reluctant to provide [...]
Workers’ Compensation Eligibility Workers’ compensation is a benefit put in place to provide for workers who have suffered injury or illness because of their job. Most companies are required to have workers’ compensation insurance in place to help cover any medical expenses that relate to an injury in the workplace. If you have been injured [...]
Should the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Company Be Paying Me Temporary Partial Disability Benefits?
Once you return to a less paying job after an accident, you should still receive temporary partial disability benefits. However, there are certain situations where men and women do not get these disability benefits. Whether someone gets their benefits is dependent on the type of situation he or she are experiencing. When You Should Receive [...]
Worker’s Comp FAQs For many families, worker’s compensation is the only thing that allows them to survive after one of the employees of the home becomes injured. It is natural to want to learn more about the program because it often proves vital in keeping entire families fed and sheltered. Below are some frequently asked [...]
Workers’ Compensation Benefits in Georgia A work-related injury can be a horrible and terrifying experience. It often leaves a worker and their family without the means to meet the demands of living expenses. Many families must rely on worker’s compensation. Worker’s compensation is an accident insurance program that is set in place to aid workers [...]
Common Mistakes Filing for Workers' Compensation Workers’ Compensation is a program created by state laws to provide income, medical, rehabilitation and, in extreme cases, death benefits to employees and dependents related to a work-related injury or illness. When workers have received injuries on the job, they will most likely qualify for some form of workers’ [...]
Suing Your Employer Every year, nearly 3 million workplace-related injuries and illnesses are reported. Some workplaces are more dangerous than others; laborers, nursing aides, orderlies, attendants, janitors/cleaners, heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers, and police and sheriff’s officers make up the majority of workplace-related injuries and illnesses. If you are injured at work in Atlanta, your [...]
Whether due to an accident or repeated strain, work-related injuries are an unfortunate fact of life. If you are injured in the course of your job, your company should cover your treatment through worker’s compensation. However, it is not always that easy. As though being injured isn’t stressful enough as it is, some companies are [...]
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School Workers’ Comp Case Can Drag On For Many Years Sandy Wilburn’s back pain will not go away. It has been nearly 16 years since the injury and she is still battling the school district where she sustained the injury while on the job. A student from DeKalb County’s Stephenson Middle School pushed her down [...]