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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

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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