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Atlanta Workers' Compensation Attorney

Have you sustained an on-the-job injury? Did your job make you sick? Did your loved one die because of a work-related illness or injury? If you or someone you love was hurt or killed at work, you may be entitled to receive workers' compensation benefits. These benefits are available regardless of injury causes and should provide medical bill payments, disability benefits, and other types of coverage in any cases where a work-related illness, injury or death occurred.

While workers' compensation laws should provide broad protection in case of any workplace incident, unfortunately it is common for insurers to deny claims that should be covered. You need an Atlanta workers' compensation lawyer to help you file your report of injury, deal with insurers for you, and fight for the full benefits that you deserve. You need Parsons & Associates, P.C. Our firm has the experience to provide personalized one-on-one representation and to fight for your right to benefits in even the most complex of cases.

Our legal team has decades of collective experience and can provide a free consultation now to help you determine if you have a work injury claim. Give us a call today at 770-422-9000 for a free one-on-one evaluation of your case. We can also answer important questions you may have including:

  • When am I entitled to benefits after an Atlanta workplace injury?
  • What kinds of workers' compensation benefits can I receive when I'm hurt at work?
  • How can an Atlanta workers' compensation lawyer help me?
Helping Georgia Victims of Workplace Injury

Workplace injuries can happen on any job and in any industry. Some industries are more prone to on-the-job injuries due to the dangers inherent in them, such as mining, oil and natural gas production, and construction sites. Employees in any situation, however, from warehouse workers to office workers can find themselves temporarily or even permanently disabled through occupational diseases or accidents. When such a situation arises, who can you turn to so that your best interests are secured?

The insurance company and your employer may have little real interest in seeing that you get every dollar in workers' compensation that you deserve. At Parsons Law Group, our workers' compensation lawyers have seen this firsthand. We know how difficult it can be to obtain the benefits you are entitled to under law. That is why we are totally committed to helping you recover those benefits so that you can heal and your family can move forward without financial jeopardy.

Experienced Attorney with Insider Knowledge - Former Insurance Company Attorney - Over 24 Years Experience

At our firm, we take pride in the legal services we provide to our injured clients and their families. We know that obtaining full compensation after an on-the-job injury or illness is vital. Our workers' compensation attorneys fully understand the claims process and the tactics that employers or insurance companies may use to deny or discount your claim. In fact, Mr. Parsons represented Employers and Insurers for several years prior to forming his own firm.

Our firm has been practicing in this field since 1995 and our years of experience have given us proven methods and means for helping clients fight for their rights. We can help simplify and facilitate the claims process as well as fight denied claims through appropriate legal action. Throughout the entire process, you will have a knowledgeable, skilled, and dedicated legal representative working vigorously on your behalf.

Benefits Under Georgia Workers' Compensation Law

Workers' compensation benefits include:

  • Medical care, such as doctors' visits, medical tests, physical therapy, prescription drugs, medical treatments, and hospitalization
  • Temporary total disability or temporary partial disability benefits
  • Impairment benefits
  • Permanent total disability benefits
  • Death benefits

Per workers' compensation law, you may be eligible for up to 400 weeks of temporary disability benefits. If you are left permanently unable to work, you may be eligible for permanent total disability benefits. On-the-job injuries can include injuries from accidents or from repetitive motion trauma as well as illnesses caused by the nature of your work or work environment. You have only 30 days to report your injury to your employer and a two-year period in which to file your claim.

When Are You Entitled to Atlanta Workers' Compensation Benefits?

Employers must buy workers' comp coverage for virtually every employee. This insurance should cover illnesses, injuries, and death on-the-job. You may be entitled to benefits regardless of who was at fault or of how your injury happened. You may also be entitled to workers' compensation benefits even if your injuries occurred at a location other than your standard worksite.

Some of the many different kinds of workplace injuries and illnesses that can result in workers' receiving benefits or their families getting death benefits include:

  • Injuries from slips, trips, and falls at work
  • Repetitive stress injuries, including carpal tunnel or back injuries
  • Workplace illnesses caused by asbestos exposure, lead exposure, mold exposure, or exposure to other toxins
  • Injuries from exposure to electricity
  • Injuries from being struck by objects or from striking objects
  • Workplace car accidents
  • Injuries caused by defective machinery
  • Injuries due to faulty scaffolding
  • Injuries caused by trench cave-ins
  • 321

These are just a few of many different kinds of injuries that should entitle you to workers' compensation benefits.

Depending upon the cause of your injury, you may also be able to make third-party claims against non-employers to recover broader compensation including damages for pain and suffering. You should speak with an Atlanta workers' compensation lawyer at Parsons & Associates, P.C. to find out how you can maximize benefits after getting hurt on-the-job.

What Kinds of Atlanta Workers' Comp Benefits Are Available?

Workers compensation benefits should ensure that all of your medical care is covered after an injury on-the-job. You should receive payment of all medical bills and coverage for all medications, surgeries, therapies, and adaptive devices that you need to try to recover from your injuries.

When your injury necessitates missing work, you should get wage loss benefits so you do not lose out on income you should have earned. If you have suffered either a permanent or a temporary total or partial disability, disability income should also be available to you.

In the event that a tragic workplace death occurred, family members and dependents may also be entitled to benefits including death benefits to provide regular income as well as payment of funeral expenses.

Workers' comp insurers, unfortunately, may try to avoid paying out the full benefits that are due. Insurers sometimes deny legitimate claims, deny coverage for necessary medical care, or try to force workers back on-the-job before they are ready. Insurers and employers are not allowed to do this, nor can employers fire you for reporting a work injury and making a workers' comp claim.

If you are being deprived of any of the benefits that you deserve, you should contact an Atlanta workers' comp lawyer at Parsons & Associates, P.C. right away to get help.

How Can an Atlanta Workers' Compensation Lawyer Help You?

At Parsons & Associates, P.C., our legal team is focused on helping clients to get the maximum benefits possible after a workplace injury. We have offices in Savannah and Atlanta and we fight for workers to protect their rights from the moments after their injuries until their workers' comp claim has been resolved. We also provide legal representation to clients who have been hurt in car accidents or who have been injured by unsafe products. When you need an experienced, compassionate attorney you can trust, look no further than the Atlanta injury lawyers at Parsons & Associates, P.C. Give us a call today to schedule your free consultation and learn how we can help you.

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