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Can I Claim Workers’ Compensation for Pain and Suffering? Published in Workers Compensation on November 28, 2018.

  An injury can happen just about anywhere, even at work. It is for that very reason that there are laws in Macon, Georgia and elsewhere requiring that businesses that have five or more regular full-time employees carry workers’ compensation insurance. It serves as a two-fold benefit in protecting the employer from being sued and providing employees with compensation for… READ MORE

Can I sue for a slip and fall that happened at work? Published in slip and fall accidents,Workers Compensation on November 21, 2018.

If you slip and fall at work, the Georgia State Board of Workers’ Compensation provides accident insurance which can pay you a percent of your income, your medical bills, and your rehabilitation costs if you suffered an on the job accident. If you want to “sue” for a slip and fall accident that happened at work, you want to file… READ MORE

Benefits of Retaining an Experienced Workers’ Compensation Lawyer Published in Workers Compensation on October 30, 2018.
How long can I claim Workers’ Compensation for? Published in Workers Compensation on October 25, 2018.

Getting hurt at work is very scary and traumatizing. Employers must purchase workers’ compensation insurance to provide benefits to employees who are hurt at work. The employee can apply for and receive these benefits, including wage replacement if they are approved by their employer. But, this does not always happen. Sometimes, employers do not approve the benefits and the employee… READ MORE

Why you should retain an experienced Workers’ Compensation Lawyer Published in Workers Compensation on October 9, 2018.

People suffer injuries on the job all the time. However, most businesses that have five or more regular, full-time employees are legally required to carry workers’ compensation insurance in case an employee sustains an on-the-job injury or illness. Although a legitimate injury should automatically qualify a worker for receiving workers’ comp benefits, there are times when, unfortunately, a person might… READ MORE

Can you get dismissed while on Workers’ Compensation? Published in Workers Compensation on September 25, 2018.

Workers’ compensation is seen by most employers and employees as a safety net administered in each state to provide support for workers unable to work because of an injury. By the first week of September in the state of South Carolina, the total Part B and E total medical bills paid had reached more than $272 hundred million in medical… READ MORE

Who can get Workers’ Compensation? Published in Workers Compensation on September 19, 2018.

Getting hurt at work creates a significant hardship on the employee and their family. It can have financial, physical, and emotional ramifications. You might not be able to work for a while, or maybe ever again. How are you going to support you and your family? You need protection. The Macon Workers Compensation lawyers of Nelson and Smith can help… READ MORE

Will a Workers’ Compensation Claim affect my future work? Published in Workers Compensation on August 2, 2018.

Work-related injuries are as unexpected and stress-inducing as they are a common occurrence. It’s not something that is considered a possibility until you are faced with the task of figuring out how to balance recovery from your injury or illness along with paying necessary expenses. Workers compensation can take some of the pressure off of an already stressful event in… READ MORE

What Does Workers’ Compensation Cover in Georgia? Published in Workers Compensation on July 30, 2018.

In the state of Georgia, most businesses with three or more full-time, part-time or seasonal workers are required to carry workers’ compensation coverage. The program is meant to provide compensation to employees who are injured on the job to cover the costs of their medical treatment, ongoing care and lost wages. Workers who suffer occupational illnesses are also entitled to… READ MORE

Can I Sue My Employer for Emotional Distress? Published in Workers Compensation on July 20, 2018.

Most employers that employ at least five or more workers are required to carry workers’ compensation coverage in the event that an employee becomes injured or ill on the job. This is to protect both workers and the employer so that the former cannot file a personal injury lawsuit against the latter. However, there may be times when you might… READ MORE

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