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Amazon Workers Suffer More On-the-Job Injuries

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UPDATED 1/27/2022 A January 2022 self-report from Amazon presented injury figures for 2020. The results showed worse-than-average safety rates in its U.S. warehouses but a better record than peers in delivery. So while there is still plenty of room for improvement, strides within the warehouse leader are being made. The company reported a $300 million investment in worker safety last …

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Prosthetics after Work-Related Amputation

Sadow & Froy Injuries We Handle

Amputation injuries suffered on the job are traumatic, life-changing experiences.  They affect the injured worker and the entire family.  Work-related amputations involve surgery, hospitalization, medications, home healthcare, numerous medical providers, and prosthetics.  Working with a prosthetic specialist Fortunately, new technologies, manufacturing techniques, and materials have produced amazing advances in prosthetics over the past 10 years. These advances give new hope …

Heather Froy Receives AVVO Client Choice Award

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Heather Froy, a lead attorney with the Atlanta-based worker’s compensation law firm Sadow & Froy, recently received the 2021 AVVO Client Choice award. AVVO is an online search engine for lawyers. Users can search by location or area of specialty. Users are able to leave reviews directly on the site. You can read many of Heather’s reviews and see why …

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Tree Removal: a Leading Cause of On-The-Job Injuries

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Spring storms in Georgia often mean downed trees and power lines.  We depend on professionals to take care of these problems, both before and after they fall.  According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are 200 fatal injuries and thousands of injuries from tree removal on average every year in the United States. These statistics make tree removal …

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4 Benefits of a Workers’ Compensation Settlement

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When I started practicing workers’ compensation law, one my firm’s senior partners gave me some sage advice. He said that the best workers’ compensation case is a settled case. In many instances, this is indeed true. What are the benefits of a workers’ compensation settlement? Lump sum settlements of workers’ compensation cases can be very beneficial to injured workers.  However, …

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Electrical Injury or Electrocution while on the Job

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Electrical injures and electrocution occur when an electrical current comes in direct contact with the body. These injuries can result in severe skin burns as well as damage to internal organs and other soft tissues which can lead to cardiac arrhythmia and respiratory arrest. At Sadow & Froy, we understand the catastrophic impact that electrical injuries or electrocution can have on injured workers and their families.

Do You Have Health Insurance?

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President Biden Reopens ‘Open Enrollment’ In a time when healthcare is so vital, the Biden administration has extended the open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act (commonly referred to as Obamacare). The deadline is now May 15th. Health insurance is important not only during and post worker’s compensation settlement but also for everyday quality of life. Unfortunately, many clients …

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Traumatic Brain Injury and Early Medical Care Intervention

Sadow & Froy Injuries We Handle

At Sadow & Froy, we handle more and more trauma cases each year.  Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is one of the leading types of cases we see. A key indicator for recovery in these cases is early medical care intervention. Did you know? Trauma is a leading cause of death for individuals younger than 35 years of age.  Head injuries …

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Susan Sadow Named 2021 Georgia Super Lawyer

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Susan J. Sadow has once again been named a Georgia Super Lawyer in the area of Workers’ Compensation. This is the 17th year Susan has received this designation. The Super Lawyer award is a rating service that recognizes individuals that receive high scores in peer recognition and professional achievement. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and …