Workers Compensation

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

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
November 14, 2017
If you have been injured on the job, chances are you can claim worker's compensation benefits. There are some exceptions, for instance: In the state of Georgia, worker's compensation is only required if your employer has three or more employees If you were injured on your commute, you're likely not covered, but if you were injured while driving to a client meeting or on a business trip, you probably are You're more likely to get worker's comp benefits if you were injured at a company… Read Full Post
October 12, 2017
While most workers are cautious and follow safety guidelines on the job, accidents unfortunately can and do happen frequently. Workplace accidents tend to be most common in blue collar occupations such as factory or construction jobs, but it is also common to be injured on the job as a security guard, restaurant server or cook, orderly at a nursing home or hospital, or nurse, among others. Injuries can even arise working a typical white collar office job.… Read Full Post
August 18, 2017
How much do you know about worker's compensation laws? Many people are injured on the job every day in Georgia, but most do not know much about worker's compensation benefits. We've put together this quiz to test your knowledge about worker's comp, but keep in mind that even if you know a lot about worker's compensation claims and benefits, it is very likely that you don't know the intricacies of the law well enough to successfully represent yourself against major insurance companies in order… Read Full Post