Pooler, GA asked in Workers' Compensation for Georgia

Q: Can the WC attorneys stop benefits if the case has an award and the claimant was determined to be permanently disabled?

My husband has been diagnosed permanently mentally and physically disabled. Now the wc attorney and insurers want to have him reevaluated by doctors hundreds of miles away. They have threatened to stop benefits if he doesn’t go to these appointments. This is a South Carolina case.

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T. Andrew Miller
T. Andrew Miller
  • Workers' Compensation Lawyer
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: Yes - benefits can be suspended for all sorts of reasons that don’t make a lot of sense if you aren’t an expert in this area. WC won’t stop trying to save money on your husband’s case. Best to consult with an experienced lawyer so you can know what your rights and responsibilities actually are.

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