My job has not brought me back, they have been waiting for somewhere to place me since November. Being that was 3 months ago, I have been living off of my savings and ultimately struggling to make it while living in pain. I am having a hard time finding work due to the pain. And the stress of not... Read more »
There are many ways WC can suspend weekly checks. The law does require that they meet certain requirements before doing so...however, in any particular situation you have to know your rights and responsibilities under the law so you will likely need to retain a lawyer to get the checks turned back...Read more »
Am I'm eligible for wc? It now been almost a month for them even contacting me about the accident. So I just been dealing with pain and out work no income, stressed and depress from everything.. and then I was told I be told when to return but No one being professional its seem one's... Read more »
The answer is: "it depends". I would need a lot more info about what happened. But I can tell you one thing: if there's any question, the employer and insurance company are going to resolve the issue against you, so you should consider talking to an attorney. My office offers free consultations.
Most workers comp attorney fee contracts provide a process, consistent with Georgia law, for an attorney who no longer represents an injured worker to petition the SBWC for attorney fees out of the settlement. Ask the lawyer you’ve consulted with to explain the process to you and make your...Read more »
The driver at fault also died and was in a company owned vehicle. Should I wait till their insurance offers a settlement before hiring an attorney. I'm my aunt's beneficiary. She had no children and was widowed
If you want to maximize the settlement, you should consult with an attorney as soon as possible. The insurance company treats claims of unrepresented people differently than they do claims of people with lawyers. I’ll top of that there is a right and a wrong way to present a claim of this...Read more »
I went to a doctor appointment when I left they gave me a paper that said out of work continue therapy 4 weeks. Then workers compensation called me saying the doctor sent them a document saying I can return to work on lite duty. After asking if they could provide transportation since I don't... Read more »
I did not file a workman's comp claim, although I did report it immediately to the manager on duty, and the G.M. was there and offered me an ice pack and ibuprofen. When I asked him to not schedule me doubles, he laughed at me. I told him I've been hurting and doubles are almost... Read more »
You can still file a claim. It's not too late to make this right. Yes you should go to your doctor if they won't set you up with a workers comp doctor. You may want to consult with a workers comp lawyer on this for best results. My office offers free consultations.
That usually means your doctor has released you to return to work, but you need to know what your options are now depending on the circumstances. Consult a workers comp lawyer. My office offers free consultations.
I am a marker for a convertible top company. I developed Impingement syndrome from all the lifting,and repetitive movement I do. I am receiving workers comp. Have seen a Orthopedic Surgeon. He was very rude and told me if I thought I couldn't do my job once he released me, hat I should... Read more »
The best way to get through the workers comp process with the best outcome is to consult with an experienced workers comp attorney. There’s a lot that you need to know about what your rights and responsibilities are. My office offers free consultations.
Yes you may have several types of claims for compensation. You should consult with an attorney familiar with both workers comp and motor vehicle liability law. We will be glad to provide a free no-risk consultation.
The answer is: "it depends". There are a lot of factors to be considered to determine if you would be entitled to workers comp benefits after any applicable statute of limitations has run. You should consult a Georgia workers comp attorney about this.
I am coming to the end of my lawsuit and I have accepted the settlement offer but I am being told that I have to sign a waiver stating that I wouldn't sue my former employer in the future. They are putting in the balance to make the settlement what I agreed to.
Yes, in almost every situation you do have to release your employer in order to settle a Worker’s Compensation claim in Georgia. However, Georgia law prevents you from bringing most other type of claims against your employer that have to do with your work related injury anyway.
To Push a broom & I'm telling them I can't bc I'm still swollen & still in pain. Told workman comp I need to see a dr again on Mon I'm still waiting on an appt. Called out of work bc of my injury and received a right up for attendance. What should I do from this point.
It’s very important that you consult with a Workers Compensation attorney as soon as possible, so that you can have a game plan for navigating the rest of your case. This can be a very tricky part of the case and workers comp can easily back you into a corner of you’re not certain of your...Read more »
Currently workers comp since 2016. Had bicep tendoesis Aug.2016 now I have a frozen shoulder. Refused second surgery manipulation under anes. Temp total disability since June 2016. Terminated Feb 2017 because they couldnt accommodate work restrictions, which I still have.
Under most circumstances, there's no set deadline in the law. There are many different reasons the surgery could be delayed, and most workers comp insurance companies will slow things down and take advantage of all of their legal rights when they learn a surgery has been ordered. Your best bet...Read more »
As my lawyer who I had at the time said.if I pay him $4.000.00 more he would look into it.but by court order they was to pay my doctor bills.all my lawyer at the time said they would settle for pennies on the dollars.
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