New Rotator Cuff Balloon Procedure Could be Game Changer for Severe Tears

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Rotator cuff tears are the primary reason why injured workers with shoulder pain go to the doctor. Aninnovative new balloon procedure is now available for some individuals with “irreparable rotator cufftears”. This procedure is designed to allow people with severe shoulder injuries to recover faster withless pain. The new minimally invasive technique can be utilized when an injured worker has …

The Impact of Social Factors on Workers’ Compensation Claimants

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When an individual suffers a work related injury, the loss of income presents the number one concern which sets off a “chain reaction” that affects housing and financial security.  An on-the-job injury does not just affect the injured worker. It affects the injured worker’s entire family. It can lead to child care issues, housing issues including inability to pay rent, and relationship problems …

Workers’ Compensation Increases Company Accountability

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Workplace injuries are unfortunately common. Any time there is an injury, accountability should be demanded by individuals, the legal system, and the government. The worker should always receive benefits owed through workers’ compensation. However, when injuries occur because of repeated neglect of safety, not only should workers receive swift and fair compensation, but companies should implement changes. Workers’ Compensation advocates, …

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Failed Back Surgeries

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There was a recent mass shooting in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The shooter was suffering from increased pain following a failed back surgery and targeted his surgeon in the attack. While we do not condone violence of any sort, this attack leads us to examine Failed Back Surgery Syndrome. The man was noted to be experiencing excruciating back pain, and we are …

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What is a Rehabilitation Conference?

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We recently attended a Rehabilitation Conference with a client at the State Board of Workers’ Compensation.  A Rehabilitation Conference is a conference scheduled with the Rehabilitation Division of the State Board in catastrophic cases.  A catastrophic case entitles injured workers to lifetime income benefits and medical and rehabilitation services not offered in other cases. The purpose of these conferences is …

Workers’ Compensation Maximum Increases

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Effective July 1, 2022, workers’ compensation maximum payouts will increase. The maximum weekly compensation rate for temporary total disability benefits (TTD) will increase from $675.00 per week to $725.00 per week for injuries on or after July 1, 2022.  The maximum rate for temporary partial disability benefits (TPD) will increase from $450 per week to $483.00 per week for injuries …

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10 Strengths of Experienced Negotiators

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Is your worker’s compensation attorney an experienced negotiator?  Expert negotiation skills make a huge difference in the outcome of your mediation. When you are deciding who to represent you in your workers’ compensation claim, be sure the attorney has most, if not all, of these signs of a top negotiator. With more than 30 years of experience, the attorneys at Sadow & …

Sadow Recognized as AVVO Top-Rated Lawyer

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Founding attorney Susan Sadow, with the Georgia law firm Sadow & Froy, has been recognized by AVVO as a top-rated workers’ compensation lawyer. You can read Susan’s outstanding reviews here. The AVVO rating is an independent, online ranking system of attorneys across the country, in all specialties. Ratings are determined by activity on the page and client reviews. All lawyers …

The Role of Caregiver After Catastrophic Injury 

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When someone suffers a catastrophic work-related injury, finding the right caregiver is a very important part of the recovery process.  Caregiving can be provided by agency staff or by family members if an RN or LPN is not required.  While almost all seriously injured workers prefer to have family members care for them, it is so important that the caregiver does …

Ladder injuries on the job

6 Tips to Avoid Ladder Injuries

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We often see serious work-related injuries when our clients have fallen from ladders.  Many ladder injuries can be prevented if proper safety techniques are followed.  There are more than 300 ladder-related deaths and over 130,000 emergency room visits related to ladders each year, as well as 2,000 ladder-related injuries every day. ANSI.Org It is important to first consider the task …