The Fallout of Workers’ Comp "Reforms"
The following excerpt and article clearly shows why it is so essential for injured workers in Georgia to obtain legal representation in their cases as soon as possible after their accident in order to obtain timely and effective medical treatment.
"An investigation by ProPublica and NPR earlier this month detailed how states across the nation have been dismantling their workers’ compensation systems, with disastrous consequences for many of the hundreds of thousands of people who suffer serious injuries at work each year."
"In some states, the cuts have been so drastic that injured workers have plummeted into poverty, losing their cars and even their homes. In others, workers spend years battling insurance companies for the surgeries, prescriptions and basic help their doctors recommend."
Read the full article here: https://www.propublica.org/article/workers-compensation-injured-workers-share-stories-of-harm