What is Pain Management and How Does it Work? We have many clients who are referred to pain management physicians after they undergo surgeries. Pain management doctors diagnose and treat individuals who are suffering from chronic pain. The goal of a pain management physician is to reduce your pain and at the same time increase your functionality and your quality …
Permanent impairment ratings, also referred to as PPD ratings, are assigned by an injured worker’s treating physician when he or she has reached maximum medical improvement (MMI). The ratings are based upon the 5th Edition of the American Medical Association’s Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment. In Georgia, after the doctor has assigned a rating, the workers’ compensation statute …
Positive drug tests, if properly conducted within the Georgia Workers’ Compensation Act’s statutory guidelines, are often a tool used by employers and insurers to deny otherwise legitimate workers’ compensation claims.
In almost all knee replacement surgery cases, the injured worker will want to schedule an Independent Medical Evaluation with a specialist who will support his or her position that the work-related accident aggravated or accelerated the underlying knee condition.
Don’t listen to the advice of friends, neighbors and relatives who have had work related injuries. Every case is different and the workers’ compensation laws in every state are different.
As someone suffering from a work-related injury, you need to know the benefits you are entitled to receive under Georgia workers’ compensation law. A qualified lawyer will guide you through the complex process of filing your claim and selecting the right physicians for treatment of your injuries.
Top Ten do’s and don’ts every injured worker should know when it comes to workers’ compensation.
The harsh reality for our clients that they may never be able to return to their prior career can be difficult and lead to a sense of hopelessness. At Sadow & Froy, we do our best to keep our clients’ focus in a positive direction because there is life after your workers’ compensation claim!
Repeat surgeries take a toll on injured workers and their families. They also increase claims costs for employers, insurers and self-insurers. Unfortunately, the number of repeat surgical procedures that we encounter seems to be on the rise.
The lawyers at Sadow & Froy have decades of experience handling construction injury cases. We have seen firsthand the impact that opioid addiction can have on construction workers and clients who are severely injured working in other industries.