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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.

The Hazards Warehouse Workers Face on the Job Published in Workers Compensation on April 23, 2019.

Anybody who has ever worked in a warehouse knows how hazardous it can be to your health. In just seconds you can be pinned under a palette, caught in equipment, or exposed to dangerous chemicals. It is incumbent upon owners to ensure that workers are safe and understand how to protect themselves from potentially dangerous situations. Macon workers compensation attorneys… READ MORE

Available Worker’s Comp Benefits for Injured Workers in Georgia Published in Workers Compensation on April 1, 2019.

In Georgia, all employers comply with federal laws that require worker’s compensation insurance. Any employer who hires more than one worker purchases adequate coverage for all workers. If a worker is injured, the employer file an insurance claim to cover certain expenses for the worker. A denial of worker’s compensation benefits often leads to a legal claim to collect compensation.… READ MORE

Common Workplace Injuries Published in Personal Injury,Workers Compensation on February 11, 2019.

We have all heard the phrase, “just another day at the office.” The words imply routine and familiarity. Yet just as home, school, vacation or a trip to the supermarket offer their own set of perils, so too does work. Statistics demonstrate the frequency and likelihood of employees suffering injury–or worse–in the workplace. Physical disability and economic damages may follow.… READ MORE

Workplace Injuries – Your Future and Options Published in Workers Compensation on January 28, 2019.

  If you are hurt on the job, your employer could be responsible for ensuring that your injury is given proper medical attention and treatment. To begin the process, it is important to inform your workplace of the injury as close to the time of the incident as possible. This gives the employer a chance to assess and document the… READ MORE

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.

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