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Personal Injury & Workers' Compensation Attorneys Serving Atlanta, Marietta, Cumming, And Nearby Areas Of Georgia

Winter Conditions Increase Risk of Truck Accidents

January 13, 2020

Winter weather conditions can make Georgia roads extremely dangerous, especially when tractor-trailers are involved. Due to their size and weight, tractor-trailers are difficult to stop and control even under prime conditions. When snow, ice, and rain are present, the potential for serious…

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Category: Truck accident

Who Qualifies for Workers' Compensation Benefits

December 15, 2019

In Georgia, if an employer has three or more employees, the company must provide workers’ compensation benefits to employees who are injured while performing work-related tasks. Workers’ comp benefits may include medical and disability payments. If you are injured while working, contact the Law…

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What are Workers' Compensation Benefits?

December 02, 2019

Attorney Humberto Izquierdo, Jr. is well-versed on all of the types of workers’ compensation benefits available in Georgia. If you are injured on the job, you may be entitled to medical benefits and weekly disability checks. Navigating the workers’ comp process can be confusing and stressful,…

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How Long can you Receive Workers’ Compensation in Georgia

November 22, 2019

The duration of your workers’ compensation benefits depends on the type of injury you suffered and if you are able to work in some capacity while disabled. Some injuries are limited to a set number of weeks, while others may qualify you for unlimited benefits.

The workers’ comp attorneys…

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Attorney Izquierdo's Background in Workers' Compensation

October 31, 2019

Workers’ compensation attorney Humberto Izquierdo, Jr. gained ample experience in workers’ comp cases early in his career. From organizing the file to negotiations, Mr. Izquierdo can adeptly manage these complicated cases to get you the compensation you need to recover from your workplace…

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Four Reasons your Georgia Workers’ Compensation Claim Could be Denied

October 16, 2019

Common reasons for workers’ compensation claim denials include not reporting your injury, not seeking medical attention, not disclosing a previous injury, and not passing a drug test. Unfortunately, many employees do not understand the steps they must take to get the workers’ comp benefits they…

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Unsecured Truck Loads Have Catastrophic Consequences

September 11, 2019

Properly securing a truck load is one of the most important tasks a truck driver has. Unsecured truck cargo puts everyone on the road at risk. Federal regulations and Georgia code prohibit a driver from operating a vehicle with a load that is unsecured. Unfortunately, some trucking companies,…

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Category: Truck accident

Types of Tractor-Trailer Accidents

August 09, 2019

Tractor-trailer accidents are often devastating. The fatal South Fulton County accident that occurred in March of 2019 is just one example of a semi-truck involved in a tragic accident. The truck driver involved was charged with “second-degree vehicular homicide, failure to yield, and…

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Category: Truck accident

Different Types of Product Liability Cases

July 25, 2019

Product liability law assigns certain obligations to those responsible for manufacturing, producing, and selling products. Among these obligations is a mandate that consumers are protected from or warned of potential hazards associated with the product.

The product liability attorneys at…

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Category: Personal Injury

Can You Be Fired After Claiming Workers' Compensation in Georgia?

July 01, 2019

Unfortunately, while some states protect workers against retaliatory termination for filing for worker's compensation, Georgia is not one of them. In Georgia, at-will employees can be fired for any reason at any time, including while out on disability or while performing "light duties" due to…

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