Beware of Insurance Company Tactics: ( Insurance Nurse Case Manager, Recorded Statements and Surveillance)

Workers’ compensation insurance carriers frequently request that an injured worker give a recorded statement by telephone prior to accepting his claim. It is inadvisable to consent to a recorded statement without first obtaining the services of a workers’ compensation attorney. A workers’ compensation attorney can best prepare you for the sorts of questions that will […]

Is an injured worker entitled for out-of-pocket expenses?

YES, an injured worker entitled to out-of-pocket expenses. Any out of pocket expenses that an injured worker incurs throughout the course of his workers comp claim may be submitted to the insurance adjuster for reimbursement. These expenses include but not limited to, mileage to and from medical appointments, prescription medicine refills, and costs of an […]

What will they ask in a Deposition?

Not all workers’ compensation claims can be successfully resolved without going through the litigation process. A key component of the litigation process is your deposition. Most workers’ compensation depositions of an injured worker follow a similar pattern and cover similar topics. The following list includes questions an injured workers is ordinary asked. Personal Information About […]

Can I receive compensation for my Pain and Suffering for my Workers Compensation Claim?

Injured workers cannot receive any compensation for pain and suffering for their workers compensation claim in the state of Georgia While injured parties are entitled to receive awards for pain and suffering in other types of cases, Georgia Workers’ Compensation law expressly prohibits this. This is so because, in Georgia, workers’ compensation is a no […]

How much is my case worth?

The value of a workers compensation case is dependent upon a variety of factors and no attorney can give you a specific number without reviewing your file. The value of your case can depend on many factors (1) Future Medical Expenses: Did you sustain injuries that may result in future medical treatment? (2) The Value […]

I don’t want to file a lawsuit against my employer for my Workers Compensation case

You do not necessarily have to file a lawsuit against your employer in the state of Georgia in order to obtain workers compensation benefits. In many cases, our firm can successfully open a workers compensation claim and obtain all of the available workers compensation benefits provided by law without filing a lawsuit. Further, our firm […]

What types of benefits can I receive from a workers comp case? Here are 2 types of Benefits you could receive.

If you are injured on the job, they are entitled to certain benefits by Georgia law. If your injury prevents you from working all together or if your injury causes you to work fewer hours, you will be entitled to receive indemnity benefits. Temporary Total disabilities (TTD) are paid to you if you are totally […]

Should I talk to the insurance company before hiring an attorney?

NO. Insurance companies frequently attempt to demise the value of a plaintiff’s claim by communicating with the plaintiff before he obtains a legal representative. It is almost always bad to communicate with the insurance company without the assistance of an attorney. An insurance adjuster may ask you to give a recorded statement. The insurance company […]

What is uninsured v. Underinsured insurance?

Uninsured motorist coverage is coverage a plaintiff can use when an at-fault driver does not have any liability insurance coverage. Underinsured motorist coverage is insurance a plaintiff can utilize when the at-fault driver does have liability insurance coverage, but the amount of his coverage is insufficient to compensation you for your injuries. Both these types […]