Free Case Evaluation

Only pay if we win your case

Request free consultation

Workers Compensation

Appealing a Denied Workers’ Compensation Claim Published in Workers Compensation on November 26, 2019.

If you have suffered an injury or illness while you were at your job and while you were working in the course of your employment, you are likely entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. In some instances, however, employers and their insurance companies deny these benefits for workers’ compensation. For example, your employer might allege that you were acting outside the… READ MORE

Head Injuries from Workplace Accidents Published in Workers Compensation on October 21, 2019.

Head injuries, such as traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), are not uncommon in the workplace, and they are often extremely serious. Head injuries are generally caused by impacts to the head that are often precipitated by falling objects, but slip and fall accidents, blunt force trauma, machinery accidents, on-the-job driving accidents, and more can all lead to these serious injuries. While… READ MORE

How to Deal with a Denied Workers’ Compensation Claim Published in Workers Compensation on September 17, 2019.

If you’ve been hurt on the job, you’ve not only had a frightening, painful experience but you also face uncertainty regarding your ability to continue earning your livelihood. If your workers’ compensation claim is denied, it can leave you feeling hopeless, but that’s not the end of the story – your rights matter. If your workers’ compensation claim is denied,… READ MORE

How to Deal with a Denied Workers’ Compensation Claim Published in Workers Compensation on September 9, 2019.

If you’ve been hurt on the job, you’ve not only had a frightening, painful experience but you also face uncertainty regarding your ability to continue earning your livelihood. If your workers’ compensation claim is denied, it can leave you feeling hopeless, but that’s not the end of the story – your rights matter. If your workers’ compensation claim is denied,… READ MORE

What to Do After a Workplace Injury Published in Workers Compensation on August 5, 2019.

Regardless of what kind of work you do, workplace injuries happen, and the workers’ compensation protocol is the same regardless of the field in which you are employed. Understanding the basic procedures can help ensure that you receive the compensation to which you are entitled in a timely manner. Workers’ compensation claims, however, are often complicated, so If you’ve been… READ MORE

Industries with Significant Risks of Fall Accidents Published in Uncategorized,Workers Compensation on July 9, 2019.

There is no good place to experience a serious accident, but incurring an injury at work can lead to some significant challenges. Working through the workers’ compensation claims process in Macon, Georgia, can be complicated and confusing. Depending on your employer, many companies will fight to reduce the compensation you’re awarded in order to keep their costs down. This can… READ MORE

Injuries Associated with Explosions Published in Workers Compensation on June 25, 2019.

Explosion accidents that occur on the job in Georgia are unfortunately all too common. Some workers, depending upon where they work, are more at risk than others. Workers who are most at risk for suffering injuries in an explosion accident include mine workers, gas and oil workers, power plant workers, underground cable and sewer repair workers, and paint factory workers.… READ MORE

What is the Process for a Workers’ Compensation Case in Macon? Published in Workers Compensation on June 4, 2019.

Injuries sustained while a worker is on the job can be sudden and painful. Fortunately, there is a mechanism in place by which injured workers can pursue compensation for those injuries from their employers. This process is known as workers’ compensation. When you are injured on the job, workers’ compensation could act as your safety net, allowing you to continue… READ MORE

The Most Common Injuries at Work Published in Workers Compensation on May 27, 2019.

According to the National Safety Council (NSC), a worker is injured in a workplace accident every 7 seconds. In many cases, these injuries occur in completely preventable accidents and leave victims with significant medical expenses, an inability to work, and lingering medical problems that can affect them for months or even years. Here are some of the most common injuries… READ MORE

Risks For Warehouse Workers Published in Infographics,Workers Compensation on May 6, 2019.

Our Macon workers compensation attorneys work with those who have been exposed to some of the most common warehouse risks.

RSS Blog – Nelson & Smith Attorneys at Law

  • Watch Out for More Trucks on the Road at the End of the Year
    Trucks drive our economy. After all, they deliver the goods that we, as consumers, demand. And demand is never higher than around the holiday season at the end of each year. Commercial trucks are a big part of the traffic we deal with every day, but as we head toward the end of the year, […]
  • Intoxicated Drivers Are a Huge Risk during the Holidays
    The holidays are nearly upon us, and that means there’s a lot to look forward to. The holidays also mean, however, that there are more  drivers on the road – and increased accidents are the result. The holidays and adult beverages often go together, but when motorists fail to take their responsibility to drive safely […]
  • Appealing a Denied Workers’ Compensation Claim
    If you have suffered an injury or illness while you were at your job and while you were working in the course of your employment, you are likely entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. In some instances, however, employers and their insurance companies deny these benefits for workers’ compensation. For example, your employer might allege that […]
  • Truck Accidents in Rainy or Foggy Conditions
    Truck accidents can occur in any weather conditions, but they are more likely when the weather is rainy or foggy. When road surfaces are wet, trucks can hydroplane, causing them to collide with other vehicles. Moreover, foggy conditions can reduce visibility, leading to a collision with another vehicle. Some truck drivers fail to operate their […]