If you are injured on the job, Georgia’s Workers’ Compensation laws give you rights. You may be entitled to paid medical care, rehabilitation and part of the wages you’ve lost. Unfortunately, some employers and their insurers will deny workers’ comp claims without good reason or give you less than you have earned.
The workers’ compensation attorneys at Parsons & Associates, P.C., with offices in Atlanta and Savannah, are here to help. We work with your doctors and the insurance company to secure the full benefits you deserve under Georgia law.
When it comes to workers’ compensation claims, experience makes a difference. The lawyers at Parsons & Associates, P.C. have more than 18 years of experience standing up for injured workers. Contact Parsons & Associates, P.C. to speak directly to Michael about your legal options.What Are Your Options If Your Workers’ Comp Claim Has Been Denied?
If your employer or workers’ compensation administrator denies your claim, you have a right to appeal, under Georgia law. You’ll receive a notice of the reason for the denial. If you disagree with the decision, you may request a hearing from the State Board of Workers’ Compensation. You have a year from the date of your injury to file a claim with the State Board of Workers’ Compensation.
A workers’ compensation attorney at Parsons & Associates, P.C. can assist you in opening a claim with the State Board and will represent you at the hearing or mediation conference. It’s important to have a knowledgeable Atlanta workers’ compensation attorney who understands injured workers’ rights and knows what evidence and medical documents the board is seeking in order to approve benefits.
Many workers in metro Atlanta who were initially denied medical and income benefits eventually obtained them with the help of a workers’ compensation lawyer. The dependents of a worker who suffers a fatal work accident also may be eligible for benefits, including compensation for burial expenses and a portion of the worker’s weekly wages.
If you have a workplace injury and your claim has been denied, let a skilled workers’ compensation lawyer review your case free of charge. We will treat you with courtesy and respond to questions within 24 hours. You do not owe us a fee unless we obtain compensation for you.Contact Atlanta Workers’ Compensation Lawyer
If you’ve been denied benefits, seek legal help. Let an Atlanta or Savannah workers’ compensation attorney at Parsons & Associates, P.C. work on your behalf. We’ll help you obtain the benefits you need and deserve if your work-related injury claim has been wrongfully denied. We don’t take no for an answer!