Workers Compensation

Personal Injury & Workers' Compensation Attorneys Serving Atlanta, Marietta, Cumming, And Nearby Areas Of 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 your injury.… Read Full Post
April 30, 2019
If you suffer an injury at work, you may be entitled to workers' compensation benefits. While workers' compensation is a no-fault system, getting the full benefits to cover your medical bills and other costs related to your injuries can be challenging. Working with our team is often the best way to get what you're owed. Take our quiz to learn if you could benefit from our help. To schedule a free, no obligation case review, call 770-888-8901. The Law Offices of Humberto Izquierdo, Jr., PC… Read Full Post
February 25, 2019
Worker’s compensation covers the cost of your medical bills and lost wages when you’re injured on the job, but it may not be enough to meet your long-term needs. Depending on the cause of your injuries, you may also be able to file a personal injury claim against a responsible third party. At the Law Offices of Humberto Izquierdo, we specialize in both worker’s compensation and personal injury lawsuits. We have the expertise to help you file both of your claims and recover the maximum amount… Read Full Post
November 27, 2018
If you were injured on the job, you may be entitled to workers' compensation benefits. Some cases of workman's comp are straightforward and don't necessarily need a lawyer. However, in the majority of cases, you will be better off hiring a lawyer to help you through the process of claiming benefits. An experienced workers' comp lawyer knows how the system works, knows the tricks insurance companies use to try to deny and devalue your claims, and can help you get the maximum compensation owed to… Read Full Post
October 17, 2018
Today, October 17th, marks the 13th anniversary of the Law Offices of Humberto Izquierdo, Jr., PC. We are proud to have served the Atlanta community for over a decade, and plan to continue helping victims of car accidents, workplace incidents, and more obtain compensation for their injuries for many years to come.… Read Full Post
October 04, 2018
In Georgia, your choice of doctor is limited if you want to receive workers’ compensation benefits after being injured at work. All workplaces in Georgia that offer workers’ compensation insurance must have a panel of doctors posted that you can choose from. It is in your best interest to choose from this panel in order for your workers’ comp claim to proceed as smoothly as possible.… Read Full Post
September 11, 2018
Workers' compensation insurance is a type of mandatory insurance coverage that most businesses in Georgia are required to purchase. It is a mutually beneficial agreement in which your employer provides insurance which pays out benefits if you are injured on the job, and in return you cannot sue your employer for said injuries.… Read Full Post
May 15, 2018
If you were injured at work, you may wonder if you even need to hire a workers' compensation attorney. After all, your employer's insurance should take care of you, right? However, many victims of work injuries do need a worker's comp lawyer to make sure that they get all of the benefits they are entitled to.… Read Full Post
April 11, 2018
If you sustained an injury while at work, you are more than likely entitled to workers’ compensation. However, did you know that you can also sue a third party for further damages? In Georgia, you cannot sue your employer after being injured, but you can sue any liable third party. The damages you receive from this lawsuit will supplement your workers’ compensation so that you can comfortably pay for all necessary medical treatment and still support your family.… Read Full Post
February 19, 2018
In the state of Georgia, you cannot sue your employer for a work-related injury. However, if your injury was caused by the negligence of a third party such as a coworker, you can collect workers compensation benefits and still sue the responsible third party. Your right to workers compensation is not affected if you choose to also sue a third party.… Read Full Post