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 …
Mr. Smith was awarded all of his past due income benefits plus penalties as well as medical care for both his left foot and low back. Ms. Froy prevailed on all aspects of this case and her client received the medical treatment and weekly benefits that he so justly deserved!
We have successfully represented and negotiated excellent settlements for many airline workers who have suffered serious, life changing, work related injuries. If you, a friend, or a family member has experienced a job related injury in the airline industry, we can help.
Workplace injuries and illnesses clearly increase when employers motivated by profit push employees to work longer shifts and do more work with less support and less training.
Most Georgia workers who are injured during the summer, or at any time of year, are eligible for workers’ compensation. Part-time workers, including seasonal and temporary workers, are entitled to receive workers’ compensation benefits just like full-time employees.
If you call an attorney on this phone and he or she gives you an immediate answer about the value of your case, you should be wary. The value of every case is dramatically different, even when it appears on the surface that two people have suffered the same type of injury.
Motor vehicle accidents present a huge danger for anyone who spends a large portion of their day on the road. This can include over-the-road truck drivers, delivery drivers, traveling sales people and visiting nurse practitioners.
Regardless of a construction company’s size, cutting corners to save time and money puts workers in danger of being seriously hurt. If you are one of those injured workers in Georgia, you may be eligible to receive workers’ compensation benefits. This means that your medical expenses and partial lost wages would be covered while you’re unable to work.
We have handled thousands of construction accident claims throughout our careers. We know what a huge impact these injuries can have on your life. Our job is to find the best doctors for your injuries.
We all know that in today’s economy, many people are remaining in the work force much longer than their parents or grandparents did. Consequently, older workers often face an increased risk of injury than their younger counterparts. Below are some reasons why: