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When Should I Hire a Workers' Compensation Lawyer?

September 28, 2020

You should hire a workers’ compensation lawyer immediately after suffering a job-related injury. Doing so will give you a better chance of obtaining the full and fair benefits that you deserve.

In the video below, attorney Humberto Izquierdo, Jr. explains how complicated state laws and…

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Your Guide to Workers' Compensation

September 22, 2020

An on the job injury can affect your physical and mental health as well as your financial stability. You may not be able to return to work for some time, making it difficult to pay your hospital bills or provide for yourself and your family. We've put together this infographic to help you find…

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I Have Been Injured on the Job, What Do I Do?

August 18, 2020

You must take several steps following an on the job injury to protect your health and your eligibility for workers’ compensation benefits. In the video below, attorney Humberto Izquierdo, Jr. explains the importance of reporting your injury, seeking medical treatment, and contacting our lawyers…

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What Do Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Do?

July 28, 2020

Ultimately, workers’ compensation lawyers have two responsibilities: protecting your rights and getting you the maximum benefits you deserve. Fulfilling these responsibilities can involve things like filing your claim, helping you get medical care, and negotiating on your behalf.

Our…

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Do You Qualify for Workers’ Compensation?

July 22, 2020

If you sustained a job-related injury or illness, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits, which can cover medical care, lost wages, and other expenses. Each state has unique laws, so it is important to understand the eligibility requirements where you are employed. You will find…

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What Do You Do if Your Back Hurts After a Car Accident?

June 30, 2020

The National Safety Council estimates that over 4.5 million people were hurt in car accidents in 2018, many of whom likely suffered back injuries. Back injuries are common even in mild collisions because the spine is not equipped to withstand such forces.

Unfortunately, these injuries…

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Does Car Insurance Cover Road Hazards in Georgia?

June 25, 2020

Road hazards pose a threat to even the most observant and defensive drivers. Fortunately, Georgia auto insurance providers know that it isn’t always possible to avoid potholes, oil, trees, construction debris, wildlife, and other dangerous conditions. Most insurers will allow you to file a claim…

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Category: Car Accident

How Much is Workers’ Compensation in Georgia?

June 12, 2020

If you’ve been hurt on the job, one of your biggest concerns is how much compensation you’ll receive. Be aware that workers’ compensation laws and benefits vary by state. Depending on your circumstances, you may qualify for medical treatment coverage, temporary total disability (TTD), and…

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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