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Can You Lose Your Job While on Workers' Compensation?

May 15, 2020

Georgia is an employment-at-will state. That means your employer can fire you at any time for nearly any reason. This contractual relationship extends to those injured on the job, and you can be legally terminated while you are on workers’ compensation. Fortunately, there are protections under…

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What Are The Side Effects After a Car Accident?

May 12, 2020

A car accident can have a far-reaching impact on your life. It’s crucial to work with a skilled lawyer to recover fair compensation for your physical, emotional, and financial damages.

The guide below provides an overview of the different car accident side effects. It can give you an…

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Category: Car Accident

Who Is Responsible When Something Falls From a Vehicle and Hits My Car?

April 24, 2020

An improperly secured object falling from a moving vehicle poses a significant hazard. It can strike nearby cars, leaving drivers to deal with expensive repairs, or create a dangerous road condition that causes a motor vehicle accident.

In these situations, the owner or operator of the…

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What Should You Do If You Are Terminated While on Workers' Compensation?

April 20, 2020

Suffering an injury as a result of a workplace accident is a difficult thing to endure. What’s worse is being terminated after you have filed a workers’ compensation claim or while you are receiving benefits. If you're in this situation, you probably feel overwhelmed and unsure of what to do…

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Types of Wrongful Death Compensation

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March 24, 2020

In a wrongful death lawsuit, certain consequences of the death may be factored into a monetary award. This compensation may be awarded for the reasons outlined in the infographic below. If you have any questions about wrongful death or want to find out if you have a case, please call our law…

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Category: Wrongful Death

Am I Covered Under Workers' Compensation if I'm Injured While Driving to or from Work?

March 06, 2020

Georgia workers’ compensationlaw provides some protections for people on their way to and from work, but only under specific circumstances. The best way to determine if you are entitled to file a workers’ compensation claim following an accident is through a private and confidential consultation…

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How do you File a Workers' Compensation Claim in Georgia?

February 24, 2020

Filing a workers’ compensation claim in Georgia involves filing Form WC-14 with the State Board of Workers’ Compensation. This form must be filed within a year of your injury for you to be eligible for benefits.

The knowledgeable workers’ comp attorneys at the Law Offices of Humberto…

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What to do after a Weather-Related Auto Accident

February 19, 2020

A patch of black ice, an inexperienced driver, bald tires, or faulty windshield wipers could turn your winter commute ugly in a hurry. Since snow is not prevalent in Georgia, local drivers are often unprepared or unskilled for the demands of slippery road conditions. Even if you are a good…

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Category: Car Accident

Can an Employer Dispute a Workers' Compensation Claim?

January 31, 2020

At the Law Offices of Humberto Izquierdo, Jr., PC, we believe that coping with a workplace injury should not include the stress of fighting for the compensation you deserve. Unfortunately, if you are injured on-the-job, you may find yourself in that position, which is why it is important to have…

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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