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Electrical Injury or Electrocution while on the Job

Sadow & Froy Injuries We Handle

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 …

Susan J. Sadow, Workers' Comp Attorney

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 …

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How Are Wages Calculated for Workers’ Compensation?

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In Georgia, workers’ compensation wages are calculated based on state law. In simplest terms, your benefit payment will be the average of your weekly salary over a 13-week period. The law clearly states how the weekly benefit rate is calculated.  There are two terms that are important to define when discussing weekly benefits in workers’ compensation claims.  AVERAGE WEEKLY WAGE …

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8 Mistakes that Lead to Denial of Workers’ Compensation Claims and How to Avoid Them

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There is nothing more disheartening than getting injured on the job and not receiving workers’ compensation benefits for your care. When denials of claims happen, it is often due to one of these common workers’ compensation mistakes. You can avoid these mistakes with a little bit of knowledge. On-site Mistakes Waiting until Monday to report an accident that happened on …

Burn Injuries Suffered On-the-Job

Sadow & Froy Injuries We Handle

Burn injuries suffered on-the-job often occur in a split instance and are completely unexpected. Consequently, the injuries suffered can be catastrophic. A burn is an injury to the skin or other organic tissue primarily caused by heat, or friction. Skin injuries due to ultraviolet radiation, radioactivity, electricity or chemicals, as well as respiratory damage resulting from smoke inhalation, are also considered to be burns. Short and long …