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How to Know If You Need a Work Injury Lawyer

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Table of Contents: Hiring a Work Injury Attorney Areas Covered By a Work Injury Attorney Types of Work-Related Claims and Injuries What Can a Work Injury Lawyer Do? Worker’s Compensation Conclusion Hiring a Work Injury Attorney A work injury can happen when you are using company machinery or if you slip and fall while… Read More »

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How to Know If You Need a Work Injury Lawyer

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Areas Covered By a Work Injury Attorney Some situations that can be expertly handled by a work injury attorney include denied claims, or blatant refusals by your employer to pay for disability benefits and medical treatment. In any situation where your employer has treated you unfairly or unjustifiably delayed or denied your work injury… Read More »

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How to Know If You Need a Work Injury Lawyer

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Types of Work-Related Claims and Injuries There can be two types of claims when it comes to work-related injuries: (1) worker’s compensation and (2) personal injury claims. More often than not, injuries arising from these can completely affect the life of the involved individual and even reduce or even destroy their long-term earning capacity…. Read More »

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How to Know If You Need a Work Injury Lawyer

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What Can a Work Injury Lawyer Do? Apart from your choice of the doctor, your choice of a lawyer is also very crucial when it comes to establishing your injury claim. If you hire a lawyer from the start, they can help you assess important matters such as the following: What are your options… Read More »

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How to Know If You Need a Work Injury Lawyer

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Worker’s Compensation You may receive multiple benefits if you seek a claim under Worker’s Compensation in Georgia. These could be the following: Wage Benefits. Under worker’s compensation, you are entitled to a rate of two-thirds your weekly wage if you suffered a work-related injury. The method and formulation for arriving at the exact number… Read More »

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How to Know If You Need a Work Injury Lawyer

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Conclusion Suffering an injury at work can certainly be a life changing event. You can immediately lose your ability to work and the primary source of income for your family. Recognizing these needs, the law has set up worker’s compensation in order to compensate or approximate your earning capacity in case you suffered an… Read More »

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EMS Workers Injured In Accident

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Anyone can be hurt in an accident. The random nature that characterizes such events makes them a danger to anyone; no matter what their jobs, or what their status in life. Everyone on the road is as vulnerable as anyone else. There are those out there to help others in the case of an… Read More »

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Car Plows through Dollar Store, Injures Four

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When shopping at the local convenience store, nobody expects to come face to grill with a vehicle.  We expect that drivers on the road and in the parking lot are safe enough to not run into the building.  Unfortunately, there are times when the unexpected happens. Shoppers were picking up their staples for the… Read More »

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Will Your Insurance Cover This?

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Everyone knows that there are hazards in most workplaces. It’s part of an employer’s job to make their employees aware of the risks. However, when you own your own business and you’re the one who is injured, it’s the insurance companies that you’ll have to battle. The family of one young man may have… Read More »

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Autoclave Explosion Kills Long-Time Worker

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Last month, plant worker Elaine Davidson, 56, died when a pressurized sterilization machine called an autoclave blew up at the Meggett Polymers and Composites plant on October 31st. The force of the blast blew out the door of the autoclave causing devastating injuries to Davidson, who later died at Polk Medical Center. Maintenance records… Read More »

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